Matthew has written a lovely book, Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence, and also has his own studio, called Mind/Body Solutions
Matthew Sanford was in an auto accident when he was 13. He was in a coma for 3 days, and when he woke up he found out he couldn’t walk. He worked hard with his doctors and physical therapists but felt that he could go farther, and eventually he began yoga training and is now a teacher. I took a workshop with him a few years ago, and his teaching is… Continue reading →
I’ve been practicing yoga for over 50 years and I’m a graduate of the Integral Yoga Institute, which, according to a survey run by “Yoga Journal” holds the record for the safest yoga school in the U.S.
I have accrued untold mind/body benefits, but a few sore spots too- like my Achilles tendons- so I baby them and take care of my 67 year old body by paying attention and giving myself what I need.
I know how to protect myself; but often the people who need yoga the most are also the least knowledgeable and most liable to injury.… Continue reading →
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