Meditation (and Savasana)

Meditation (and Savasana)

I started practicing yoga in 2000. I was twenty-five, newly married and struggling with some fairly serious health issues. I turned to yoga for help, practicing regularly for five years. Health and wellness soon followed. At the end of 2005, my first child was born...
The Anti-Aging Benefits of Yoga

The Anti-Aging Benefits of Yoga

Aging is inevitable – we all know that. However, there are ways to slow it down or prevent the impact it has on our bodies. Yoga, for example, is a great anti-aging exercise, which can help to relieve anti-aging symptoms, as well as even improve certain medical issues...
Bakasana (Crane Pose)

Bakasana (Crane Pose)

You may or may never find your way into this pose. It’’s the journey that counts, and the wisdom gained and then applied that matters. The lessons I have learned from Bakasana are many. and my journey through triumph and failure over the past 17- years of practice is...
Stop Waiting on Happy: Creating Joy On and Off the Mat

Stop Waiting on Happy: Creating Joy On and Off the Mat

Do you often catch yourself saying the phrase “I’ll be happy when I…” get the job, finish the project, pay off my debt, go on vacation, etc.? It can be an exhausting effort to constantly wake up each day, striving to succeed and thinking that the next accomplishment...
Spring Into Calming Your Nervous System

Spring Into Calming Your Nervous System

As many of you know Restorative Yoga is a passion of mine. My heart sings when I see a room full of students totally blissed out in a pose held by bolsters, blocks, blankets & straps with sandbags on their upper thighs or bellies. I also love the sound of...

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