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Jean Koerner (www.jeankoerner.com) began practicing yoga in New York City in 1988, and is now a senior teacher of ISHTA (integrated sciences of hatha, tantra, and ayurveda) Yoga (http://www.ishtayoga.com/). Jean has used yoga to recover from a back injury, and avoided a second surgery in 1993 with the help of her daily yoga practice. Formerly a co-owner of Be Yoga Studios in Manhattan with her teacher Alan Finger, Jean developed and implemented a teacher training program for 2 major yoga studios in New York (Be Yoga and Yoga Works) which both gained a solid reputation among yoga teacher trainings. She is a teacher of teachers. Jean, considered a “Yoga authority” on iyoga Life, is currently director of the Workshop Program at ISHTA Yoga, teaches in NYC, and has been featured in many magazines highlighting her yoga career and in over 30 television episodes of “Yoga Zone” which were broadcast nationally and are currently available as retail dvds. Jean’s blog “Equilibrium” for Happiness Series explores ways to find balance and equipoise in life.

Stay Clear & Centered, Meditate Daily

Stay Clear & Centered, Meditate Daily

Meditate Daily (or attempt to) One of the greatest gifts I have gotten from my yoga teachers and practice was to learn to meditate. Asanas, the yoga poses, are important to get the kinks out of the body, strengthen the areas that are weak, and open up the areas that are tight and bound; however, […]

Finding Happiness Through The Senses

Finding Happiness Through The Senses

Happiness Through the Senses Our senses are always moving out into the world around us – especially in a busy place like NYC. We can get overwhelmed by the sounds, smells, sights, feeling and tastes and I find that this can lead to overstimulation and give us an unsettled feeling. I find that when I […]

Equilibrium

Equilibrium

Satva By Jean Koerner One of the great necessities in our crazy, busy lives in this modern world  is maintaing your equilibrium (Satva). My first blog for Happiness Series is about detox and de-stress to maintain balance and stay upbeat throughout 2011. As a yoga teacher I like to check in with my students before […]