This is my office. The furniture has been rearranged two times now in the past few months, and I suspect it's not in its final place even now. The walls will be painted. More office supplies will be added, perhaps a dream catcher or two (they're so whimsical and bring a lightness to my mind).… Continue reading 5 Steps to Doing What You Love
Do you have a pain in your buttocks? I'm not talking about your boss. I'm talking about the sciatic nerve pain a lot of us suffer from, including Yours Truly. Sciatic nerve pain (sciatica) is often described as: Pain in one side of the buttock or leg Pain that worsenes when sitting Leg pain that… Continue reading 5 Moves to Soothe Sciatica
Hello again! I can't believe it's been 2 years since my last post. It's good to be back. The March equinox marks the beginning of Spring here in the Northern Hemisphere and the start of Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. That wonderful time when the sun crosses the celestial equator from south to north, awakening… Continue reading Springing Forward with the Equinox
A beautiful body, what's the use if you don't have a good heart." - - R. Sharath Jois *** Several conversations/debates are being pushed around and shared on social media right now about yoga selfies, whether or not they are appropriate and represent yoga truthfully. Apparently, the media coverage of Tara Stiles riding around… Continue reading the yoga selfie … my self-analyzation
Are you a new yoga teacher? Are you just starting to build your own class? Do you have butterflies or the desire to hide like an ostrich while teaching?... If so, I can help!! I've been teaching yoga for a full year now. And though it doesn't seem like a long time, it has been… Continue reading a Hasta (hand) of Wisdom for New Yoga Teachers
Some of you know the reason behind my daily #findYOGAanywhere pics, and some of you are asking me about it and wondering why. To be honest, it's mainly for fun! Though it's turning out to be a lot more. Yoga Travel Tree (a source for finding retreats, teacher trainings, events, etc.) posted a challenge for… Continue reading Finding YOGA anywhere for the month of March.
So I promised you guys a bit of news from me a few weeks ago, so here it is... I am reducing my hours at work to teach more yoga! YAY! I am super stoked!! Okay, maybe it's not the biggest announcement there is, but it's HUGE to me:) My bosses at work are being… Continue reading “Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” – Julia Child
As I drove to the studio, this was the sight given to me. The sun rising. The world beginning to breathe... If you look closely, it looks like a smiley face:) There are 2 little clouds right in the center for "eyes", the "mouth" curled up underneath for a smile (of course), and the rays… Continue reading “May the force be with you”… in you, and move through you.
I remember as a child, if I couldn't do something the way I thought it should be done, I wouldn't do it. I wanted it to be done perfectly or not done at all. I remember being afraid to try new things, because I wasn't already proficient in it. Sounds crazy, I know. I now… Continue reading Are you a perfectionist like me?
I began writing this morning about something completely different, something fun that I'll save for another time. But for now, I can't help but change my focus after an event this morning that jarred my emotions... A medical journal was laid out on the counter at work, opened to an article about yoga helping local… Continue reading Yoga in the workplace. Why not?