A Questionable New Knee Ligament with It’s Own Knee Surgery

Knees 01 DeAvilla (c)

One more knee ligament and one more knee surgery? Except for a few anatomy geeks, most yoga professionals are quite happy when they have completed their anatomy training. So, they might not be happy to hear of a newly "discovered" knee ligament called the anterolateral ligament (think back to your anatomy training and you should be able to know … [Read more...]

Dr. Dilip Sakar Symposium of Yoga Research 2014 – Interview

2014-SYR-Yoga Professional Academy(c)

Listen as Dr. Dilip Sakar tells about the delicious food served at Kripalu during the International Association of Yoga Therapists Symposium of Yoga Research.  He unveils the location and dates for the 2015 SYR. … [Read more...]

Yoga Therapist Training Competencies and My Daughter’s High School

Yoga Therapist Training Practicum Observation

Last night I attended Back to School Night at my daughter’s high school. I was pleasantly surprised to find that several of her teachers are quite progressive in their teaching methodology and grading systems. To paraphrase her physics teacher: At the end of the day who do you want packing your parachute? It’s the student who can show that they … [Read more...]