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The Warrior in You

Virabhadrasana (Warrior) I, II and III In Myths of the Asanas by Alanna Kaivalya & Arjuna van der Kooij, the mythology behind the warrior poses I, II and III is described quite poetically. I’ll give you the abbreviated version. Sati was very much in…

Transitions

We all move through various transitions as we move through life. As we grow up, the more obvious ones are from childhood to adolescence and then on to adulthood. We transition through periods of ease to those of stress along the way. We transition…

Tight shoulders?

If you have tight shoulders, here is a video to help. you out. Be prepared to find out just how tight the shoulders are!

Living in Balance

We hear a lot about a balanced lifestyle, and for good reason. It’s important to have balance in your life. That might mean different things to different people, we are not one size fits all by any definition! Living in a balanced way has…

Always be willing to let it go

When I did my yoga teacher training back in 2011 one of my teachers told us stories about coming to the West from India and being introduced to root beer. He loved root beer! It was so delicious and he couldn’t get enough of…

As we move into a new year

Here we are at the end of another year. I’ve been working hard this year building my business, my brand if you will, and learning so much along the way. I’ve met incredible people, learned so much about myself and what I want from…

Slow down and pay attention

What is your body trying to tell you? Try this short restorative yoga practice with meditation to help you determine just that. If you didn’t catch yesterday’s post about the solstice, see it here for a bit of context about slowing down this time of…

Time to exhale

The winter solstice is here. It’s known to be the height of the inhale, meaning that it’s now the start of a long exhalation energetically. We are often engaged in yang activities during this time, festive parties, celebrating often to excess, and yet this…

Rid yourself of upper back tension

If you’re like many people, sitting at a desk or driving a lot means upper back tension! Try this for getting a little more relaxed in those big back muscles.

Happy Feet Challenge!

HAPPY FEET CHALLENGE Your feet work SO HARD for you ALL DAY LONG. This week I’m challenging you to show them some love by giving them a little massage! All you need is a tennis or lacrosse ball and a few minutes – you…