Land. Arrive And Relax into the New Year.

Land. Arrive And Relax into the New Year.

Tension has a psycho-neurological component. We need to realize that our bodies respond to everything we hear and experience around us, as well as to what we think and experience on the inside. Every time we don’t feel okay about something, we tense up in our body and it doesn’t release until we feel grounded, slow down, take a deep breath, and soften our body. Our tension can be from an hour ago or a decade ago. What makes a difference is how we meet our tension.

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SAVOR SUMMER'S DELICIOUS TREATS

SAVOR SUMMER'S DELICIOUS TREATS

Kripalu's Chef Deb Morgan writes: "Summer salad season is upon us! The popular, light salads below are easy to make, save well in the refrigerator, and are very versatile, not to mention nutritious. Serve any of these salads over a nice plate of field greens or even cooked greens with a light soup and/or your favorite whole grain bread. Leftovers can be used the next day to fill a whole wheat or vegetable wrap—just add fresh spinach or lettuce and roll it up. For a gluten-free treat, use a large lettuce or kale leaf as your wrap. Get together with some friends, make these salads together, sit outside—and enjoy.

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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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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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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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