This morning was the Supermoon – the closest the moon has been to the Earth since the 1940’s. The next time the moon will be this close to the Earth will be in 2034.
If you weren’t able to see […]
Nature has always been important; not until the past few years have I grown to understand how critical a role it’s played in my development as a human being.
I grew up on the shores of Lake Erie.
The gray skies […]
It rained yesterday morning.
Eventually the sun came out. Later in the afternoon it rained again. By evening the wind started. It was cold.
Around midday I went to the grocery store. Dark clouds built up over Washington DC and the […]
Today it’s all about me.
I hope it’s equally all about you too.
I had to sit down and write today before I did much of anything else. I woke up, read a few text messages that alerted me to the […]
With no days left, election day has arrived. Please, take care of yourself.
Some people have told me not to talk about it. That it’s my place as a yoga instructor to spread peace and harmony. That my message must […]
Transformation is often touted in the yoga world as an aim for which we practice. In fact, the phrase “transformation starts here” is written on the door of one of the yoga studios where I teach.
But what does that […]
For many years the practice of yoga was learned by dedicated students taught by their guru. Students learned yoga from one teacher or lineage and then either taught those same teachings or continued to study and live life.
Today, when […]
Affirmations are phrases you repeat to yourself over and over again. Repeating these words reminds you of their meaning and the importance of the words. You can use these positive phrases to stay motivated and inspired.
Affirmations can be repeated […]
Are you wondering how to improve your yoga practice? It’s one of the most common questions I get from my students and clients.
It’s also one of the hardest questions to answer because there is no one answer.
Improving your yoga […]
Here’s why I chose yoga as a way of life.
I want you to know my story, not because it has any particular significance to your own trajectory on this path called yoga, but because I want you to know […]
Do you ever feel confused, unclear, or uncertain?
Of course you do, we’re all human!
In Sanskrit, there is a concept/word called granthi that translates roughly to “energetic knot.” The idea is that our energy is blocked at distinct points within […]
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 […]