Loren Fishman, MD

Loren Fishman, MD, assistant clinical professor, at Columbia Medical School, medical director at Manhattan Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, both in New York City, and author of several books on yoga for health including Healing Yoga: Proven Postures to Treat Twenty Common Ailments—from Backache to Bone Loss, Shoulder Pain to Bunions, and More.


Can Yoga Give You a Stroke?

While extremely rare, it is true that some yoga poses increase your risk for a stroke. Make sure you have a good teacher and avoid these risky poses.


Yoga Injuries: More Common Than You Might Think!

Millions of Americans practice yoga…and while it’s a great way to increase flexibility, strength and balance, it can lead to injury. What you need to know…

Bone Health

The Best Yoga for Your Bones

You know that weight-bearing exercise such as walking strengthens your bones. But there’s growing evidence that yoga—already pretty popular for…


Overcome Insomnia in Seven Minutes

Can’t sleep? Here’s an antidote to tossing and turning…a routine of sleep-inducing moves that will help you drift off in…


Stressed? Chill In 90 Seconds

When you’re so keyed up that you can’t even begin to think how to relax, this simple move will start…


To Get to Sleep Fast, Do These 6 Easy Yoga Moves

Losing a good night’s sleep is a bummer, isn’t it? You walk around in a groggy fog the next day…