It would be an amazing experiment to witness the changes this Yang energy creates every day. For instance, if you were to scoop up some soil from the ground today, and then every day until say May 1, it would be remarkable to observe the it metamorphoses from contracted, dense, dry, and brittle earth into moist, malleable, fragrant dirt; pulsating with insects and juicy vegetation of all kinds.Read More
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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
Spring is finally in full bloom. The extended sunlight and sprouting flowers help lift our energy and mood. However, while the season may be nudging us up, this May also comes along with a variety of growing challenges and anxiety in our communities, country, and all around the world.Read More
Yogic breathing, pranayama, is used to clear the body and mind. It helps clear out toxins and release stagnant energy while bringing in fresh energy and nutrients. This meditative practice can help you harness the renewing energy of spring, right on your breath.Read More
Spring’s rigorous and spirited energy has certainly begun its dance. We are talking about the ‘major’ uplifting energy needed to crack a seed and bloom it into a budding plant. It is time for growth and expansion. Change is happening right now, in a big way.
It would be an amazing experiment to witness the changes Spring's energy creates every day. For instance, if you were to scoop up some soil from the ground today, and then each day until say May 21, it would be remarkable to observe the it metamorphoses from contracted, dense, dry, and brittle earth into moist, malleable, fragrant dirt; pulsating with insects and juicy vegetation of all kinds.Read More
“Far beneath the many thick layers of indoctrination about who we are and who we should be lies an original self, a person who came into this world full of possibility and destined for joyful unveiling and manifestation. It is this person we glimpse in another when we fall in love or when we idealize a leader or romanticize an artist."Read More
It is an AWEsome time to slow down in nature and up our mental and physical well-being.
In a study published January 19th in the journal Emotion, researchers found that positive emotions—especially the awe that comes with a deep connection to nature, art, or spirituality—are linked to lower levels of inflammation-producing cytokines.Read More
In February 2016, I was one of 25 featured experts in women’s empowerment and yoga for The Divine Feminine Yoga Conference. Judith Lasater, Angela Farmer, Sally Kempton, Amy Weintraub, Nischala Joy Devi and many other amazing teachers shared their personal stories and encouragement to live more authentically even in the face of self-doubt or fear.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
"Every day. Even here in America, at the grocery store, at the bank, wherever you go, you often don’t know what’s going on with the people you see. Somebody could be terribly depressed, and by just smiling, opening up, and reaching out... we can really offer some relief and light... "Read More