Words of wisdom: Yogarupa Rod Stryker Happy Wednesday! Check out Chair Yoga with me this Sunday, and/or sign up for the next Beginner's Series in May!
When you wake up on the wrong side of your attitude ... But our boy Tortilla looks adorable at 4am ... Me, not so much. So I'm awake & pissed ... over an issue I won't let go (& won't go into here -- just conjure up the last experience that made your hackles rise. … Continue reading #GrrrrMondays
This morning's creative project ... far left is a tag from a scarf Lisa gifted me in class one day ... "Be the energy you want to attract." ❤ Courtney gifted me with the sticker "Laugh." I look forward to attracting the energies of Spring --- who said, "The earth laughs in flowers" ... ? … Continue reading A little something to keep you going …
OUTER ABILITY ≠ INNER PEACE This morning ... & I mean MORNING ... I guest taught for Caitlin's Morning Stretch class at The Yoga Garden. The class is working on Bird of Paradise variations ... at 6:15 in the morning ... whaaaattt?! Here's where my ego enters ... binding poses are not my strength. … Continue reading Outer Ability & Inner Peace
This weekend I took the opportunity for some continuing education. The BYS Yoga Collective hosted a Chair Yoga Training in Pittsburgh. From yoga teachers to therapists to social workers and medical staff, a diverse array of souls gathered to widen the definition of what it means to practice yoga. A chair yoga practice can benefit … Continue reading Learn, Share, Kinship
“A new moon teaches gradualness and deliberation and how one gives birth to oneself slowly. Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.” ― Rumi Reminder: There is more to my life than increasing its speed. “Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; For I am like … Continue reading Speaking of the New Moon (2/4/19)
It's been my privilege to share space & practice with 12 amazing women during the Beginner's Series at The Yoga Garden. We're in week 4 of a 6-week series ... I truly believe when more people practice yoga (not just postures, but all of it) the world becomes kinder, more compassionate, and more just for … Continue reading To Begin … Again and Again
"The world does not need another yoga teacher." Ouch. This statement was the beginning of an Instagram post by one of my favorite teachers, Yogarupa Rod Stryker. I thought, wait a second! But ... but ... but ... The post goes on. Here's a snippet: However, the world desperately needs, true, authentic yoga practitioners -- … Continue reading Does the World Need Another Yoga Teacher?
The holidays are upon us, & research shows that (whether you're feeling excited about the season or not-so-much) our collective stress levels rise during this time of year. Hmm, could that be why so many of us find ourselves with a cold, flu, or deep fatigue in January? Our bodies get so taxed that we … Continue reading Build Up Your Resilience for the Holidays