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Yoga won’t help me walk again. But it has allowed me to ‘feel’ my...

Published: September 26, 2011

The mention of this ancient exercise system may conjure images incense-filled rooms, but its principles can offer practical benefits to the disabled

I have never tried yoga, so I arrived for a class at Triyoga in Chelsea feeling pretty intimidated. My inner cynic expected sinewy people standing on their heads in a fug of incense, but instead I find a large white room scattered with purple mats, foam bricks, blankets and other participants. I choose a space and sit on a mat on the floor.