1. “So Hum” A Mantra Meditation for a Clear and Calm Mind

    “If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet...maybe we could understand something.” ― Federico Fellini(1) Muddy Water, Let Stand, Becomes Clear― Lao Tzu(2) With difficult political and social times, pandemics and the uncertainty of how to even approach this holiday season layered over its normal challenges, finding ways to stay present for family, loved ones and our own ph…Read More

  2. Surviving “Zoom” and So Much Sitting

    Sitting has been called the new smoking(1) because of the growing understanding of the s negative impact extended sitting places on our health and well-being. Due to changes in how life is lived day to day over the years  it can be argued a “movement starvation” has been developing over the last several decades. This movement starvation can be seen as the diminished amount, quality and variet…Read More

  3. Centering Simply with Long Deep Breathing

    The information below is for educational purposes only. Please read the disclaimer For many, even thinking about meditation seems daunting, with the busy and stressed out mind seeming to be totally out of control. As with all our work in Yoga and meditation, we can begin to grow in our skill by meeting the mind where it is at and not forcing some difficult feat of focus in the early stages. The f…Read More

  4. Change Your Brain, Change your Body & Change Your Life– A Mini Posture and Somatic Exploration Immersion Retreat

    Change Your Brain, Change your Body & Change Your Life-- A Mini Posture and Somatic Exploration Immersion Retreat Online via Zoom Meeting Thursday July 2nd, Friday July 5th, Sunday July 5th and Monday, July 6th From 9:00am-10:15am. Fee:$42.00. Please email me at: alan@creativeedgeyoga.com or call me at 203.488.1700 to register, arrange payment and get the Zoom link to the series. The path towa…Read More

  5. On The Path Toward Pain Free Living—Upcoming Pain Free Posture Workshop and Somatic Movement Series

    At this time of year winter can have taken its toll as cabin fever can be at its peak This leaves us awaiting the coming of Spring and getting back to the outdoors and the activities we love. Getting ourselves ready and able to enjoy our lives with greater comfort and ease can be more important and challenging as each year passes. Often, it is not the years that have passed but  a lack of proper …Read More

  6. Finding Your Why:The Best Reasons to Get what You Want in Yoga and Your Life

    Reflections, new intentions and resolutions are so much a part of this time of year. This is especially the case with anyone looking to feel and live better and who believe or have been told they can use Yoga, meditation or other self care practice as a vehicle for this type of change. It can be a challenge to start and sustain any lifestyle change and building a Yoga or meditation habit is no dif…Read More

  7. Align Your Posture—–Ease Your Pain, A complimentary workshop for Global Yoga Therapy Day, 2019

    Global Yoga Therapy Day Align Your Posture-----Ease Your Pain Experience the Role of Yoga Therapy in Understanding and Healing of the root causes of Chronic Pain, Balance and Movement Challenges Wednesday August 14, 2019 12:00-1:00PM Complimentary Talk and Demonstrations 1:00-2:00PM Q&A and Complimentary Posture Assessment Space is limited: for information or to register contact Alan at: 203.4…Read More

  8. Getting Back Your Best Self with Yoga in 2017

    The New Year is upon us and for so many of us it is the time for re-setting goals and intentions for our self-care. Last year at this time I invited you to “Resolve to Evolve in 2016”. Now the question might be “How Goes the Evolution”? Please don’t be dismayed or discouraged if you don’t even remember what your resolutions were last year. With or without formal resolution our work i…Read More

  9. Getting Back Your Yoga Mojo

    As we do get back to life as usual at this time of year the transition can be the hardest part. This includes re-setting goals and intentions for our self-care.  The great thing about Yoga is it can be the one place you can go for your physical health and overall wellness goals. Whether it is to reclaim some tone and flexibility, shed a few pounds or address the negative effects on stress on y…Read More

  10. Getting the Peace You Seek in Yoga-5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Savasana Pose

    A number of Yoga students who are beginning to create a Yoga practice at home do so with some time constraints,often wedging in some stretches and basic Yoga postures as best they are able within a lifestyle hasn't yet made space for their new passion. Often with this constraint one casualty in creating a complete home practice is that the time spent in final relaxation pose(Savasana) is reduced …Read More