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
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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
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
Today, June 21, nature moves us through yet another one of her cycles! This day marks the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and is the one day of the year when there is more light than dark.
Historically, all around the globe, rituals have long been performed to honor the energy of the sun, its life giving force and gifts of beauty.Read 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.Read More