I had a student tell me they had to come to yoga class but almost didn't. We have all been there, I understand. She looked overwhelmed and it is that time of year where life seems to weigh a bit more heavily on us. As I teach I tend to demo and come around to … Continue reading What We Do Not See
The other day we discussed the craziness of holidays and taking time to stop and find gratitude in Holiday Hustle Gratitude. Today, since I'm a practicing yogi, forever student and teacher, I wanted to dive deeper into what helps me during the chaos. Yoga has tremendous benefits. I go on and on about it all … Continue reading Yoga Holiday Hustle
Oh how the holidays can cause just as much stress as joy! Everyone is running around getting everything done and everyone crossed off their list. I will not keep you for long however, I interrupted your day for this: What is one thing you are grateful for this season? What in your life can you … Continue reading Holiday Hustle Gratitude
Product of our environment, a statement often heard when explaining life, behavior, circumstances, and the list goes on. Is product of our environment truly the answer, though? Are we not meant to overcome the environment with which we are given? Oprah Winfrey is an amazing example of refusing to become a product of her environment. … Continue reading To Overcome
This evening we had a first time student in the studio. By first time, he was a bit older and stated it been about 35 years since his last yoga class. He unrolled his matt, we set props next to him, discussed injuries and were ready to go. Shortly after the warm-up, as we began … Continue reading Body Awareness in Yoga and Age
I just had an amazing practice and I cannot contain myself, I must share. The Importance of a Home Yoga Practice and This Is Yoga, It Is NOT That Serious. are prime examples of my practice today. I was in a strange mood, everything today has been different. But, every day, every moment is different, no? … Continue reading Dance Yogi!