Enjoy the summer and stay cool. Let go of stress with this simple yet powerful practice. After just five minutes, you’ll feel relaxed, refreshed, and ready to focus on your day with renewed clarity. Watch now.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)
I've used variations of this practice for years and it is very effective for helping to create a tactile experience, a somatic experience, of what it feels like to sit with a soft, unguarded heart center. It brings us back and forth between physically posturing ourselves so our chest oscillates between over closing and over opening.Read More
This Spring Cleaning class designed to help you remove heaviness and invite in fresh energy - setting conditions for you to fully bloom into the season.
We'll flow through a short series of breath-based -chakra focused poses, rejuvenating restoratives, and an intention setting meditation that will leave you feeling bright and aligned with springs expanding energy.Read More
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.Read More
This past September, I went to an amazing music festival in Asbury Park: The Sea, Hear, Now Festival. I reveled in two longs days with some old and new favorite musicians - Ben Harper, G. Love and Special Sauce, Longhorne Slim, The Original Wailers, English Beat, Blondie, and many more. I was in heaven!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