Health

Finding the Way to Homeopathy: An Introduction

Most people are amazed to hear that during the late 1800’s, there were more homeopathic medical schools and hospitals in the US than there were conventional/allopathic ones. At this point in North...

Capoeira: An Afro-Brazilian Martial Arts Dance and 'Cultural Manifestation' Breaks Race and Gender Barriers

Capoeiristas blend ritual, aerial and floor acrobatics with fluid dance flexibility into their martial arts movements. Capoeira (/ˌkæpɵˈɛrə/) is something more than just a sport. It is a ‘cultural...

Staying Sane Through the Holidays

If there is a motto I’m hoping to follow this month, it’s “Presence for the Holidays.”  Note that this is “presence” rather than “presents” as the latter often reduces my experience of loved...

The Fever To Vaccinate Part II - Slipping You The Needle

I’ve heard 2 stories this week of people going to see their doctor about something totally unrelated to seasonal influenza and without any discussion or request, suddenly having a needle thrust at the

Homeopathy - Why the Bad Rap?

How does homeopathy stack up in randomized controlled drug trials similar to those used to test pharmaceutical drugs? Surprising results - despite the "comparing apples and oranges" methodology, home

H1N1: The Fever to Vaccinate

As the H1N1 virus pandemic continues to infect people and move towards its peak, we are seeing another fever emerge, the burning need to get one of the few doses of vaccines dangling within or without

H1N1 Doesn't Scare Me

Believing in the power of basic hygiene  and their immune systems to protect them from the H1N1 virus, those interviewed said they were  reluctant to join long vaccine lines.  The...

Yoga for Gratitude Event

On Friday, October 16th, join in a Yoga Jam in support of Gratitude Week. We invite you to express your gratitude and join local Yoga Teachers Eoin Finn, Insiya Rasiwala and Suzanne Slocum-Gori for...

Yoga and Happiness: An Inquiry

Upon learning that I teach yoga, people often  tell me that they first tried yoga because Madonna does it, or Sting and Trudie do it, and that their motivation was to shape their bodies into...

Halloween Scary Cure

"It's better to let your kids eat all the candy they can eat for 24 hours, then give their teeth a good brushing, than to spread it out over days," I could have sworn I heard the dentist say...