Greetings from me, sheltered from the sun & heat a few more minutes before heading to the Fayette County Fair, my second home this week. It's just the beginning, & I've met a ton of people, experienced lambs being bathed/shaved & Lego creations being built, & witnessed the amazing dedication of 4-H Members & Volunteers. … Continue reading How Does Summer Manifest in Your Body?
Here's to summer: Andie, 9-week old service dog-in-training with Canine partners for Life, has this summer yoga thing DIALED IN. Last week I decided to dial down my teaching for the month of August (beginning July 29th, see class schedule). This was a difficult decision. One, I enjoy teaching. Two, I really enjoy teaching yoga. … Continue reading Summer Vibes – Work & Rest
Serendipity ... these cards came to my attention after Sunday's Chair Yoga class ... from an affirmation deck by Tosha Silver. Today is the Full Moon, with a partial Lunar Eclipse ... this moon, the Blessing Moon ... a time to offer gratitude ... a time also to be content with the blessings or results … Continue reading Full Moon / Lunar Eclipse
The Year Long Meditation with Himalayan Institute is finally here! No meditation experience necessary, no flexibility required ;). What is required is a commitment to cultivating your own inner light & peaceful mind in order to change the world around you. When you register, make sure to check out Pandit Rajmani Tigunait's (Chair & Spiritual … Continue reading It’s Time to Meditate & Change the World
As I composed this month's e-newsletter about the Year Long Meditation, the Listen Well offering came to my inbox. Give it a listen & see if you can relate ... cuz I can TOTALLY relate: I'm looking forward to our closing meditations together in class. Also, the book I've shared in classes recently: This dude … Continue reading “Pinball Mind” from Listen Well
It's Sunday ... The humidity has dropped this evening in SW PA ... So nice. Last week was warm, humid, & peppered with pop-up storms. Thankfully, no watering needed in the garden. Unfortunately, our boy Tortilla spent the week in panic from thunder claps & lighting flashes. Thursday evening was my first visit to Footprints … Continue reading End of June Vibes
Hi! As promised in my recent email (sign up for my email list below!) ... Here are some great ideas for using Balance, PastTense & Aromatouch essential oil blends. Essential Oils Ebook from Doterra -- Tame Summer Tensions ENJOY! Happy Summer Solstice! Allow time today ... with all this extra daylight ... to pause. Yep, … Continue reading Happy Solstice! & Tame Summer Tensions with EOs
NOTE: Please check your smoke & CO detectors regularly, leave your home (remember your pets!) & call 911 when your detectors signal danger. So I love when it's 2:49am & I hear 2 piercing beeps from "somewhere." Silence. Then 3 piercing beeps from the same somewhere. Silence. The mind starts jolting the body awake ... … Continue reading Smoke Detector Induced Anxiety Gaaahhhh!
Sunday. What are you up to today? Here's the view from here: It's breezy & right now there's some blue sky ... yet it's been threatening to take a dive all morning ... So! I've decided to indulge my homebody self! After abhyanga & meditation, a workout & some cleaning --- the furballs from B … Continue reading DIY Sunday
It's been one year since some of our Love Yoga community moved to the The Ave. Thank you for sharing your practice with me there, at The Yoga Garden, St. Peter's and/or in community spaces. I'm so grateful for each of you, & that you invite friends, colleagues & family to share practice with us. … Continue reading June, Flow, Milestones