A Holistic Approach to Diabetes

This month I have been busy with more yoga teacher training, concentrating on Yoga in Healthcare. We have delved into the evidence behind the benefits and mechanisms of Yoga in many populations and disease states. Now, I would love to share some of that information...

Lightness of Being

I’ve had the most amazing “lightness of being” experiences recently. I was doing my daily yoga routine in the morning, and just as I was finishing, I organically flowed into the sweetest backbend of my life. Not only did I go further than I’ve...

Zen in the City

Most people would say that “Zen in the City” is somewhat of an oxymoron, especially New York City. But Zen is a state of mind. Zen is a way of self-discovery by merging with the universe. It is the experience of living from moment to moment, in the here...

NEW YEAR, NEW ME – FOR REAL

    I know what you’re thinking… more of that New Year, New Me bullshit. This year, however, brings a whole new meaning to Happy New Year for me. I officially retired as a cardiologist on January 1st!  No more pagers!… No more rude...

21 Day Challenge

The Challenge….complete 21 yoga classes in the month of October. Sounds simple enough, right? The Cambridge Dictionary definition of Challenge is — something needing great mental or physical effort in order to be done successfully, or the situation of...

The Healing Power of Music

  What would my life be like without music? Anyone who knows me well knows that Music is an Essential part of my life — at home, at work in the cath lab, on my run, on the road, and on my mat. I grew up listening to a wide variety of music, ranging from...