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Breast cancer patients and survivors have been practicing yoga as a form of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) for years. Recent research suggests that yoga can improve their lives both during and after treatment.

In April 2012, a...

It’s 8:55 a.m. and the subway from Brooklyn into Manhattan is paused on the bridge. I’m late for yoga class, a not so unfamiliar feeling, but this morning I don’t want to be late.

I’m attending class with a teacher I’ve “known” for years,...

When I was approaching seventh grade, I realized I was an introvert. That summer, Omega Teen Camp (OTC) helped me find the social and outgoing part of myself and embrace it.

OTC is a warm, open, and welcoming place. That made it really...

Yoga teacher Carol Horton writes about her experience attending the third annual Yoga Service Conference (YSC), copresented by Omega and the Yoga Service Council, in the July/August issue of ...

Thich Nhat Hanh says, "Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity." 

Studies have shown that breathing techniques can also boost your health by helping to ...

"Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith."—Margaret Shepard

This classic quote is inscribed on the cover of my two-year-old journal, which has chronicled my many interesting and often comical leaps of faith. The...

If you’ve experienced the benefits of yoga firsthand, you may be inspired to share it with the children in your life. After all,...

Yoga and other mindfulness practices have been the subject of an increasing amount of research as they have become more popular in the West. For example, science now supports many of the benefits traditionally associated with yoga practice,...

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