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Dr. Eden Goldman, D.C., C.Y.T., E-RYT, is a wellness-based Chiropractor, certified Yoga therapist and physical rehabilitation specialist in private practice in Los Angeles, CA. Raised in the Kriya Yoga tradition of Paramahansa Yogananda, Dr. Goldman integrates classical eastern Yoga therapeutics with western advancements in movement science, preventive medicine and peak performance athletic training. He is a member of the International Federation of Sports Chiropractic, a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and co-director of Loyola Marymount University's prestigious “Yoga and the Healing Sciences” 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program, one of the only teacher training programs in the country associated with an accredited four-year University. Co-founder of the wellness group Yoga Doctors and an ambassador for Manduka Yoga mats, Eden has been featured in many forms of media including Yoga Journal, Yoga Mind Body Spirit, PLUM TV, The New Times, LA Yoga Magazine and the best selling book, Yoga for Dummies.

Let’s Talk Poses: Part Two – Uddiyana Bandha

People often ask me how to engage their core and make their backs strong and healthy.  I guess it sort of comes with the territory as a chiropractor and a yoga therapist.  Many yogis often just opt for the rote … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Poses: Part One – Chaturanga Dandasana

Why are we so in love with downward dog?   Why do we do vinyasas in some yoga classes 20, 30, even 40 times?  What’s the difference of standing with your feet together or hip distance apart?  Have you ever asked … Continue reading

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How Yogis Made Chair Pose Dangerous

Utkatasana, a.k.a. chair pose, is one of the most standard postures in the Yoga room.  If you practice Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, or any kind of Power Yoga derivative, chances are you’re doing chair 5-10 times a class, if not … Continue reading

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Time for a New Look in your Home?

Whether you just moved to L.A., are going through a break-up, or simply want some new energy, buying new furniture can be both fun and overwhelming.  Here in Los Angeles, there are hundreds of furniture stores…so where does a yogi … Continue reading

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Sri Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda Ki Jay!

At an honoring celebration fit for royalty, over 5000 Yogananda devotees from across the world gathered on Sunday in Pasadena to offer their final blessings to current Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) President, Sri Daya Mata.  Born Faye Wright to prominent Mormon … Continue reading

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Fashion Vs. Function

I like to think that high heels were created by a man who was so in love with his lady that he conceived of a way to make her walk slower so he could appreciate her beauty longer.  Unfortunately, that’s … Continue reading

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Get a Hand-le on Stress

Mr. Miyagi, one of the world’s most famous martial artists, shared a mystical Reiki-like healing technique with his student Daniel Laruso in the 1984 cult classic, The Karate Kid.  Miyagi was not the first hands on healer and he definitely … Continue reading

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