Tag: yoga

Decompression Breathing with Lunge

BOOMERBLOG July 2016 Summer is in full swing and we remind you this week of the importance of taking time out for self-care. Have you tried the Decompression Breathing yet? This week, Amy teaches us a variation she uses,  incorporating Lunges into…Read More »

My Mother's Yoga Routine at Age 92

By Amy Kraft Seven years ago my Mom, at 85 ½ years young, asked me to teach her several yoga postures to diminish the pain in her lower back. I was quite surprised since I had been urging—no, pushing her—to try these…Read More »

New Year, New Skills!

BoomerPlus® training programs for 2015 are off and running- not that Amy Kraft takes a lot of time off from her work anyway. She is a woman in a mission to help people everywhere live healthier lives and from my vantage point,…Read More »

October 2014 Updates

Fall is officially here, and the days are getting shorter. One of the wonderful gifts of the longer nights is regeneration. It’s during sleep when  the body’s repair mechanisms are hard at work. Historically, the longer nights meant more sleep, more regeneration.…Read More »

Happy Black Friday!

Although historically Black Friday is the day retailers are ‘in the black’, so to speak, for bargain hunters it has more to do with the stress and agony of long lines, crowded stores and even sleep lost to arriving at stores early for the best deals. Here are some tips to help you survive shopping on Black Friday and the rest of the busy holiday season.

The Big 'E': Emotions

When I am writing and teaching my program, BoomerPlus® Therapy & Yoga Rehab, to educators, health care professionals, body workers and fitness experts, I always emphasize the importance of  looking at the emotional aspects of the physical issue (the Big ‘E’) that…Read More »

LAUGH & RELAX: Enjoy Extended Puppy pose

How about a relaxing, stress-relieving pose that also lengthens the spine, opens the shoulders & calms the mind?  Extended Puppy Pose: Now, who would not want to try this posture?  Cooling for the hot summer months as well! You may want to…Read More »