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Larry Payne

Samata, the First Yoga Therapy Center in Los Angeles, Celebrating 35 Years!

Ira Israel | Posted 07.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

The founder of Samata Yoga, Larry Payne, has partnered with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. of the Himalayan Institute to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Samata International with a gift that keeps on giving.

What is Yoga Therapy?

Ira Israel | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

While millions of people around the world today use yoga as a form of physical exercise and countless others use it for spiritual liberation, the number of people using yoga as a therapy is perhaps its greatest area of growth.

Who Is Your Favorite Yoga Teacher and Why?

Ira Israel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Hands down (ha ha), my favorite yoga teacher is Kia Miller. Kia Miller is my favorite because every class of hers inspires me to want to learn more. For me (besides safety), that is the most important characteristic of a great yoga teacher: that he or she inspires me to want to learn more.

What It Means to Be a Gentleman

Ira Israel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

I cannot even begin to try to explain how difficult it is for men over the age of 25 years-old to cultivate friendships with fellow men.

What Is Yoga Therapy?

Larry Payne, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Larry Payne, Ph.D.

Yoga therapy encompasses not only the body and the movements we do on the yoga mat, but how we live and treat others and ourselves off the mat, which is ultimately what matters for a healthy and whole life.