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Ruth Kazdan

Ruth Kazdan
Ruth Kazdan is a 74 year old musician and psychotherapist. She taught piano for 40 years and was a Senior Examiner at the Royal Conservatory of Music. She continues to perform and has an active psychotherapy practice. Ruth began yoga in 1991 and joined Esther Myers Yoga Studio sessions in 1996. Originally, she started at the Studio because it is in her neighbourhood, but didn’t know anything about the yoga taught here. She claims she just got lucky and has integrated yoga into her life ever since. Presently she attends two asana (yoga posture) classes and one breathing meditation class ...
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Geraldine Sherman

Geraldine Sherman
All those years when I should have taken my body out of its comfort zone, I was too busy. I had a full household of kids and step-kids, aging parents, and a CBC Radio producer’s job. It never occurred to me that I had the time for, and I didn’t have the interest in, extraneous physical activity. The women I knew, those in my generation - I’m 78 - didn’t run for the fun of it, didn’t join a fitness club and only occasionally played golf or tennis, mostly for the social perks. I did none of those things. Luckily, ...
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