On Brain Boo-Boos & the Rebirth Spring Promises 

We’ve been here before. The unpredictable hallmarks of spring — crocuses and bud-blossoms on trees — and we feel like we’re stepping back in right where we left off. Then, the temperature nosedives reminding us how much like winter we actually...

Use Resistance to Build Resilience

Portable, affordable, and easy on achy joints, resistance bands are my no-brainer go-to, especially when I’m on the go.  By working with resistance created by elastic force, our movement practice can generate more stability, strength, and innovative play in...

Walking Stick Mobility Practice

By request! Join Yael in playful, gentle and profound practice that stretches the fascia, enhances your posture, and is a powerful addition to mobility and strength training using a walking stick (or broom).  You’ll return to this again and again to help keep...

Balance for the New Year

I’ve been recording these simple sessions for the Smith Center where I’ve been teaching gentle yoga to folks with cancer and other chronic conditions since 2017. In this one, we look at balance.  Equanimity is the art of keeping our cool as we traverse a...

Gratitude Practice

Over the course of the pandemic, I’ve been doing short videos for the Smith Center for Healing & the Arts. I hope you enjoy this one which is a brief gratitude practice. Gratitude has such a beneficial impact on our bodies, moods and spirits that it should...

Sciatic Savior

By request! Pain in general can wear you down; sciatica can feel agonizing and intractable. The sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest nerve in your body, and while sciatica can have many causes, we usually think of it as low back pain that radiates down one leg...