Make "real life" a retreat with my New online program - Relax More!

Make "real life" a retreat with my New online program - Relax More!

Truth be told, many students in my weekly class also share that the balance they may create in their morning practice, can be gone shortly after they step off their mat and turn on their iPhone. They are longing to feel the effect of their yoga in more areas of their life - but don't quite know how to bring their practice into their daily life. Here’s a program a “real life” retreat you can do at home.

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How Do You Know When It Rings True?

How Do You Know When It Rings True?

I know it’s ironic. I have been suffering from a severe inner ear condition since December, and the title of my recent book is Deep Listening.

Lately, the deepest listening I’ve been doing has been to my new teacher, Tinnitus. Ugh. Not only has my hearing been greatly affected (everything is underwater and muffled ), but I’ve also been trying to relax with intense bouts of pain and pressure in my ears and eyes.

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Learn to Pause & Relax Into Your Life with a Summer Retreat

Learn to Pause & Relax Into Your Life with a Summer Retreat

Explore the space between stimulus and response, where you can leave behind your habitual solutions and cultivate a living relationship with the present moment. As you learn to relax into this space—the pause—and see life and yourself more clearly, you can flow forward with more clarity, wisdom, presence, and wholeheartedness.

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3 Short Practices to Instantly Lift Energy, Mood, and Circulartion

3 Short Practices to Instantly Lift Energy, Mood, and Circulartion

Yoga always places a high value on purification of body and mind at all levels, but especially in spring as we need to release the ‘sludge and heaviness’ of winter.  It is a time to stimulate and revitalize the liver and large intestines; to release toxins and brighten up. To do this, we can and incorporate warming flows, twists, side leans, and inversions. Build heat gradually to help generate sweat and detoxify our bodies. 

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Fire Up Your Digestion + Try This Agni Stoking Elixir

Fire Up Your Digestion + Try This Agni Stoking Elixir

Digestion, in Ayurveda, is a cornerstone of well-being. From the lens of Ayurveda, every disease is believed to arise from inefficient digestion. Agni, the fiery metabolic energy of digestion, allows us to assimilate food while ridding the body of wastes and toxins. Agni transforms dense physical matter into the more subtle forms of energy the body needs to be healthy, generate warmth, and also sustain a balanced mood and clear mind. 

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Meditation To Welcome Spring

Meditation To Welcome Spring

It would be an amazing experiment to witness the changes this Yang energy creates every day. For instance, if you were to scoop up some soil from the ground today, and then every day until say May 1, it would be remarkable to observe the it metamorphoses from contracted, dense, dry, and brittle earth into moist, malleable, fragrant dirt; pulsating with insects and juicy vegetation of all kinds. 

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One Event, Many Masters! Join Me at Yoga Journal Live in NYC and Save!

One Event, Many Masters! Join Me at Yoga Journal Live in NYC and Save!

I remember attending my first Yoga Journal Conference in the mid 90's. There was so much excitement in meeting new teachers and students, a nurturing energy and optimism shared by all, and lasting connections made. I loved it!  Now, with so many years of experience behind them, Yoga Journal has crafted a very special LIVE experience with April 19-22 in NYC I'm honored to be teaching at it!

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8 Steps to Spring Clean Your Organs

8 Steps to Spring Clean Your Organs

Spring is ruled by the organs of liver and gallbladder, our main organs for cleansing and processing toxins. Our liver processes allergens that come from pollen and pollution, but if our liver is taxed, it has a hard time working as smoothly. It's time to give these organs a little break. Think of it like an oil change for your body.

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