Not Quite Touching Our Toes

“Yoga is not about touching your toes, it is what you learn on the way down.”

“So says Dr. Jigar Gor, founder of the Shree Madhav Smaranam Ayurveda Clinic in India.

Here in Newport, Oregon, at Jeany  Volk’s Yoga and Pilates Studio, the saying is as true as it is in India for Dr. Gor’s patients. We can’t always actually touch our toes, but we learn a great deal about the flexibility of mind and body that allows us to grow old graciously.

 

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