Yoshio Hama

BambooMoves’ Forest Hills location is housed in a high-rise building a hop, skip and a jump from the E/F/M/R subway on bustling Queens Boulevard. Not that the noise is noticeable in this tranquil studio. Sleuth was greeted by a friendly front desk person who asked if I was new to the studio or just hadn’t been in…

YOGA FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

  Our studio offers a variety of classes for the whole family and the benefits of taking your practice from “ME” to “WE” can be fabulous.   Family Yoga- By doing yoga with your toddler, big kid or spouse you are connecting and bonding in a special way, different from our usual play, interactions, and…

3 Anti-Aging Benefits of Yoga

Yoga improves key components in your physical health, slowing down the aging process. Here are 3 anti-aging benefits of yoga: 1. Balance Our body and our brain are both integral factors of our ability to balance. Yoga allows you to practice balance on a safe and effective level. 2. Flexibility Yoga brings comfort to your body, lessening the aches that…

Yoga lowers cortisol levels

Yoga lowers cortisol levels. If that doesn’t sound like much, consider this. Normally, the adrenal glands secrete cortisol in response to an acute crisis, which temporarily boosts immune function. If your cortisol levels stay high even after the crisis, they can compromise the immune system. Temporary boosts of cortisol help with long-term memory, but chronically…

Warrior 3

  Per the story Downward Dogs & Warriors, Wisdom Tales for Modern Yogis We learn that the warrior comes as the personification of righteous anger and the noble impulse to defend the innocent. With Warrior 1,2 and 3 you will see and feel the progression offering his efforts to the highest power, to one moving…

Warrior 2

Per the story Downward Dogs & Warriors, Wisdom Tales for Modern Yogis We learn that the warrior comes as the personification of righteous anger and the noble impulse to defend the innocent. With Warrior 1,2 and 3 you will see and feel the progression offering his efforts to the highest power, to one moving dynamically…

Warrior 1

Per the story Downward Dogs & Warriors, Wisdom Tales for Modern Yogis We learn that the warrior comes as the personification of righteous anger and the noble impulse to defend the innocent. With Warrior 1,2 and 3 you will see and feel the progression offering his efforts to the highest power, to one moving dynamically…

A Yogic Perspective on Violence

Spirit does not recognize color, gender, class, or nationality. Spirit sees only the heart and the energy that each individual radiates to the Whole—which includes the individual self, along with all else of life (plants, animals, other people, and the rest of nature). A couple of months ago, I was in India and asked my grandfather,…

Let the Skin be FREE

The skin is the largest organ of the body and its main function is to protect the other stuff like muscles, bones, blood vessels, other major organs and the systems of the body. It also acts as a thermostat to assist us in regulating our body temperature. This I find fascinating as a yoga teacher…