Known as the stress muscle, a tight psoas can contribute to feeling irritable, restrict your breathing, and be the underlying cause of pain in your low back, hips, and even digestive system. When at in a more malleable state, this same muscle can leave you feeling grounded yet buoyant and spacious. And when free from unnecessary tension and congestion the psoas is also known as the love muscle.Read More
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Journey into stillness and learn the tools and practices to heal, restore, and rejuvenate.
Join me in a 4-week guided course launching November 5th. Register today and receive $75 off the course (that's only $225)! Use discount code JILLIANSAVES to redeem this offer. Students can register anytime for an On Demand access to this course.Read More
The grandfather explains that it’s as if we each have two wolves living within us. One wolf represents all that we consider good: kindness, courage, compassion, love. The other wolf represents the darker parts: fear, hatred, anger, greed. “The two wolves are in constant battle…”Read More
Autumn is a time of transformation in the environment. And nature outside always affects our nature inside us. As the trees go back into their roots, we are also afforded the opportunity to draw in, retreat, reflect and reconnect.Read More
September launches us into new schedules, goals, and a long list of things to do. And while it can be exciting, this transitional season can also cause us to have a harder time feeling grounded and calm. Take a moment to slow down and nourish your self with a FREE ONLINE practice I am offering on 9/27 Yoga Journal's Webinar Series. (This practice will help you create balance with autumn's ungrounding energy. Details below.)Read More
Creating space is different from “letting things go.” I once believed I needed to let go of certain things, because I thought the stuff I was holding on to must be “bad” parts of me. That perspective reinforced the idea that I had to get rid of something or I wouldn’t be okay. It felt like a little war was going on inside me.Read More
Restorative Yoga is a practice of allowing ourselves to unfurl, unwind, untangle - deep habitual holdings is a very advanced practice.
In restorative yoga we learn to relax all muscular effort, allow our body to land on the earth completely and our breath to flow freely. Then, if we find that we are still holding ourselves up somewhere, we relax all over again... and again... and again...Read More