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...
Shine Your Light

Shine Your Light

“December is a holy month. Maybe it is the dark, silky silence that descends so early that speaks to me of reverence. Maybe it is the promise that December holds—that no matter how dark, how cold, how empty it can get, the light is coming back. Something always...
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...
Reasons for Doing Standup Paddle Board Yoga

Reasons for Doing Standup Paddle Board Yoga

Whenever a new sport comes out, there are bound to be adaptations to fit people’s interests and needs. For example, the traditional game of golf spawned miniature golf and various other games that used the original sport as a base to create new sports. The same is...