5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Legs Up The Wall Pose

Legs Up The Wall Pose: What Is It, And How Can It Help You? It’s a funny looking yoga pose, and it may not exactly be the kind of thing you can do on the fly, but that’s not what Legs Up The Wall, also known as Viparita Karani, is really about. So what isContinue reading “5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Legs Up The Wall Pose”

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Grab your self-care, anywhere! (Register here) Step into the Changing Room for a refreshing mix of yoga, Pilates, and stretching Every Tuesday9:30am Central Time (7:30am Pacific, 10:30am Eastern) Pricing:Pay what you can. (Suggested payment $10USD)If you are unable to pay at this time, please attend anyway. I trust that it will be made up inContinue reading “(register here)”

Practical Magic

I’m having a moment, really feeling my life’s blessings. Speeding through the jungle down a coastal highway in Puerto Vallarta, with a wall of dense green foliage on my left, and two different shades of blue to my right: sky blue and water blue. It is a glorious sunny morning, and I am in anContinue reading “Practical Magic”

Cultivating Core Confidence

Recently in my Yoga + Self-Care group (link to join: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2218472125132090/) a member had the following special request:  “Can you give tips / techniques to increase ‘core confidence’ mentally and physically?” I can sure try, amiga.  Really, the list of things you can do is a mile long. Whether all of those things will holdContinue reading “Cultivating Core Confidence”

International Yoga Day

Today is International Yoga Day. BARF But it turns out that it was actually made a holiday by the United Nations General Assembly, put forth for consideration by the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, and I guess that’s kinda cool. Maybe it’s not that Hallmark-y after all. OK, OK, yeah it is. AnywayContinue reading “International Yoga Day”

Yoga has taught me…

Lately I’ve found myself reflecting on my longstanding yoga practice and all that it has given me. Over the years yoga has become something of a friend. A sounding board, an inspiration, a challenger. A difficult friend sometimes. But a safe one too. Loving. A nurturing friend who wants the best for me and isContinue reading “Yoga has taught me…”

When doctors don’t care

Original content posted on Quora here Have you ever walked out of a doctor’s office because the doctor was being disrespectful to you? About 11 years ago I was on holiday in Lake Shasta, CA on a houseboat. I had jumped off the boat into the water, and as I surfaced, a shock wave wentContinue reading “When doctors don’t care”

Yoga: Makes quick work of fallen leaves

This week I’m starting up with a new yoga client, and our focus for her is on a stronger core for better balance. A strong core becomes really necessary as we age, partly because we become more prone to falls so we need a strong core to support the occasional whoopsy-do. When I’m taking onContinue reading “Yoga: Makes quick work of fallen leaves”

The why you do the things you do

The turning of a new year is always an interesting time. Where Christmas finds us packed firmly in the loving arms of family and friends, New Years Eve is the launching point from which we spring from the nest, alone, into a brave new year. A brave new year in which we will do greatContinue reading “The why you do the things you do”

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