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Fall Equinox Seasonal Check-In

Roughly every three months, the season changes. In some places in the world seasonal changes are quite evident. It others, it feels the same for most of the year. I’ve always been a fan of seasons because I like […]

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By |September 21st, 2016|life, yoga|0 Comments

Yoga Breathing: The Three Part Breath

Yama Niyama Asana Pranayama Pratyahara Dharana Dhyana Samadhi.

In English (my translation): Be a good person, take care of your Self, be aware of your posture, control your energy, withdraw from your external senses, concentrate, meditate, allow total integration.

These are […]

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By |September 14th, 2016|breath, energy, yoga|0 Comments

Open Twists

I spent this past weekend at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, ME. It was the first time I’d been to Maine and the furthest East I’ve ever travelled in the US. If you’ve never been, I highly recommend […]

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By |September 7th, 2016|yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off on Open Twists

The Power of Yoga

Last week, my husband sent me a link to a strange article about a woman in Russia who was asked to dive naked into extremely frigid waters near the Arctic (30 degrees Fahrenheit to be exact) to tame Beluga […]

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By |August 31st, 2016|yoga|1 Comment

King Arthur & Quad Stretches

What does King Arthur have to do with quad stretches? You might be sad you asked.

When you think of King Arthur, what do you think of? The Knights of the Round Table. To be knighted, you get down on […]

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By |August 24th, 2016|Yoga video|Comments Off on King Arthur & Quad Stretches

Take the Longcut

One of the reasons I love long car drives is because I consider it my time to indulge in podcasts. My favorite podcast, which I’ve mentioned before, is The Tim Ferriss Show. You may (or may not) have heard […]

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By |August 17th, 2016|life, yoga|Comments Off on Take the Longcut

Yoga for Building Strength

A little over a year ago I filmed a short yoga for building strength video for a personal trainer friend of mine who used to run her own website offering different workouts and meal plans for each day of […]

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By |August 10th, 2016|Yoga video|Comments Off on Yoga for Building Strength

How to know if you’re doing a yoga posture right

The number one reason why people don’t go to public yoga classes is because they are afraid they aren’t doing a yoga posture right. That’s not scientific and I have no data to actually back that up, but it’s […]

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By |August 3rd, 2016|yoga|Comments Off on How to know if you’re doing a yoga posture right

Step Forward

When I was little, my sister and I came up with this game that we would play whenever we would go to the ocean (once a year). We would be so excited to get our feet in the sand and […]

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By |July 27th, 2016|Yoga video|Comments Off on Step Forward

Yoga for Physical Injuries

 

At the end of every class I teach, I always invite my students to ask me any questions or offer feedback about the class.

Often, students will come up to me after class and ask for guidance about yoga for physical injuries […]

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By |July 20th, 2016|yoga|Comments Off on Yoga for Physical Injuries

Loving Kindness Meditation

Last week was a rough week for the United States. The killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile saddened me deeply, and the subsequent attack and killing of Dallas police officers only increased my despair.

Like many people, I wondered […]

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By |July 13th, 2016|meditation|Comments Off on Loving Kindness Meditation

The Foundation of the Yoga Sutras

I recently graduated from my 500-hour advanced teacher training. The experience was an intense and deep study not just of yoga but also of myself and my relationship with yoga. As I’ve shared with some of you in my […]

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By |July 6th, 2016|yoga|Comments Off on The Foundation of the Yoga Sutras