Linda Sparrowe is a renowned yoga instructor, and co-author with Patricia Walden of “The Woman’s Book of Yoga and Health: A Lifelong Guide to Wellness.” Linda was managing editor of  Yoga Journal for numerous years, and currently leads workshops for yoga teachers on how to teach women who may be facing any number of challenges from body issues to anxiety and depression. In this interview, Linda talks about how yoga can offer valuable tools to help balance moods, and relieve anxiety and depression.

Seven Ways to Fix a Slow Metabolism

“No matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight,” writes this week’s house call, who is also an Eat Fat, Get Thin challenge participant. “I think I’m cursed with a slow metabolism.” I hear this often among... Read more

Improving Birth: The Mother-Baby Friendly Movement

Every mother imagines the moment when she meets her baby to be one of, if not the most, joyous and beautiful day of her life. As a mother of three, I know I did. And all three times, it was beautiful. However... Read more

Women’s Health Postpartum: An Interview with Dr. Ginger Garner

In this interview with Yoga U Online, Dr. Ginger Garner, founder of Professional Yoga Therapy Institute and author of Medical Therapeutic Yoga , discusses her webinar on common postpartum health issues and the... Read more

Four Reasons Why Every New Mom Needs Physical Therapy

New Moms Need Physical Therapy Pregnancy and childbirth exact an enormous toll on a woman’s body. It is transforming and beautiful, but when a mother does not get the physical and emotional support she needs,... Read more

After the Baby's Birth: How Yoga and Physical Therapy Can Help Improve Postpartum Care

You may or may not realize that the United States has a very poor track record for postpartum care. In fact, the US has the worst track record for not only postpartum care, but for maternal and infant... Read more

Turn Down the Food Noise

What if the only thoughts you had about food were positive – if food was a source of pleasure, nourishment, and nutrients, rather than stress and confusion? What if your thoughts about food were simply: “Wow,... Read more