In my new show, Yoga For Anxiety on Yoga Anytime we explore simple movements, slow mindful flowing yoga, breathing practices, restorative yoga, meditation, conscious relaxation, and 1-minute SOS tools to help ease tension and find relief during those tough times. These practical tools and techniques will help you feel more grounded, calm, and present.Read More
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Join me and Yoga Journal for this FREE one hour practice integrating a mindful slow flow and deeply restorative relaxation practice that will invite us to savor and receive the sun's vibrant healing energy.
Yogis have long practiced aligning with the life giving force the sun, Surya, and expressing reverence for it’s gifts of beauty. In this profound yet simple sequence, we will pause for a deeper clearing stagnant energy making more space for your inner radiance and creative energy to glow and flow.
Props Needed: 2-3 blankets and two blocks. And a pillow.
(If you don't have yoga blanket - large beach towels would be great)
Taking restorative to the next level means bringing it onto the mat and into your life. Restorative 201 features simple, short practices designed to integrate into your day easily and immediately. Each week you will receive a new module of lessons that offer skills which progress, like stepping-stones, from one to the next. Go at your own pace and keep calm to carry on.Read More
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.Read More
I came to learn that inside, I held buried feelings that came from growing up with a chronically ill and volatile father. I just was not aware of how deeply I was holding onto things...until I had the panic attack. What seemed to have happened, was that the trauma of losing my sister-in-law, who was around my age and a lot like me, was a trigger event for facing the vulnerability that I'd been suppressing for so long.Read More
Research has shown that Metta Meditation Increases Positive Emotions & Decreases Negative Emotions.
In a landmark study, Barbara Frederickson and her colleagues (Fredrickson, Cohn, Coffey, Pek, & Finkel, 2008) found that practicing seven weeks of lovingkindness meditation increased love, joy, contentment, gratitude, pride, hope, interest, amusement, and awe.Read More
Throughout my childhood and 20's I learned to endure his need for complete control. I bore his incessant irritability and shielded myself from his frequent bursts of anger. And, even while enduring him, I craved his approval and attention. I longed to feel more ease and love with him and around him, and of course within myself. In fact, it was this profound desire for peace and connection that fueled my journey deeper and deeper into the path of yoga.Read More
Come join me to align with nature and savor winter’s gifts as you slow down, let go, and kindle your inner glow.
In the cold months, the earth stops producing and replenishes its energy reserves. Like the earth, we need to slow down, turn inward, and recharge instead of depleting our energy.
This weekend retreat will guide you through an artful flow of slow vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, and deep relaxation to help you harmonize with the season. We will emphasize internal observation, slow and dynamic movement, rhythmic breathing, and fully supported rest.Read More
Since 2001, I have been leading Restorative Yoga Teacher Trainings across the country. Sixteen years later, it is amazing to see these healing styles of yoga being offered everywhere. Popular magazines are featuring restorative practices and celebrities are promoting it. “Restorative is the new power yoga” and has most definitely been trending in 2017.Read More
When Lisa Weinert, the Creator and Director of the upcoming Kripalu Conference on Narrative Medicine, experienced my trainings - she illuminated the ways in which my teachings provide many of the tools needed to support the process of Narrative Medicine. And while she only recently introduced me to the concepts of Narrative Medicine, I learned that it has already been at the heart of my own work for many years.Read More