by Yoga Dork
been flocking to yoga’s birth land in droves - but why go to India? Do the
seekers find what they’re looking for? Mimi Rosetti found more than she
possibly imagined. YogaDork recently sat down to hear her extraordinary
Like many Westerners, Mimi was setting off on an adventure to learn from the
modern day masters.
What stands Mimi apart from the well-toned and
muscular seekers of self-discovery; several surgically fused vertebrae and a
steel rod running up her spine to start, the result of an operation she
underwent at 16 after being diagnosed with scoliosis.
For her trip, Mimi had signed on to study in the medical classes offered by BKS Iyengar's Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institutein Pune to learn more about her own body, and the functionality of the spine through her practice... READ MORE
Our dear, sweet Robin Thorpe, who teaches Friday night Restorative 6-7:30 pm is reviewed in YogaCity Yoga Weekly!
Our Co-Director and teacher, Alison West and her fascinating studio apartment is featured in the July 7 New York Times Real Estate section with interesting tidbits about our Center, her Yoga practice and teachings. Read and Enjoy!
DEBBY GREEN'S BUNION WORKSHOP REVIEWED IN ENERGY TIMES
CHECK IT OUT! Deborah Wolk's biographical article on her road to teaching yoga posted in YOGACITYNYC
One of our favorite students, Helen Pearlstein and her refurbished apartment were featured in the New York Times Real Estate section with a big, big nod to Yoga Union Backcare!
The start of Yoga for NY. Alison on PAGE 1 of the New York Times, July 11, 2009:
Yoga Faces Regulation, and Firmly Pushes Back
Alison West, teaching a class in Manhattan, has led a campaign that persuaded New York State to rethink a licensing rule.
Alison is featured in this article on one journalist's quest to relieve her back pain in the Feb. 09 issue of MarieClaire http://www.marieclaire.com/hair-beauty/trends/articles/back-pain-posture-high-heels
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Read about, listen to and watch our dear friend Liz Goodyear in the New York Times. Alison created the program in which volunteers read to her and created a fund for her to continue living on her own. type this address into your browser www.nytimes.com/2008/08/01/nyregion/01read.html
YOGA UNION IN THE PARENT PAPER'S HEALTHLINE SECTION