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Category: yoga

Renew, Reaffirm and Nourish

This Fall, renew your mind, body and spirit at Windhorse Farm. Join facilitators Reena Davis and Carla Anglehart on a journey to discover the keys to more joy and balance in your life, and flourish! Gather with other like-minded women on this weekend getaway…

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5 Ways to Mobilize Your Shoulders

From my work I know a number of people that need to get their shoulders more mobile. I often work on this in classes and participants hear me talk about sewing machines and wings on your back such things as I attempt to describe…

Claiming your Personal Power

“Knowing others is intelligence;knowing yourself is true wisdom.Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching Fear is the antithesis of personal power. We experience fear for so many reasons, often fear of the unknown, equally often, I believe, as fear of…

Self-Sabotage

Have you ever started on a road to make changes that will benefit you greatly, only to find yourself waining far too quickly? Losing motivation and deciding it isn’t worth it after all? Have you thought much about why you do that? Self-sabotage often…

Visvamitra~The story behind this Sage

While touring his kingdom, King Visvamitra stopped by the hermitage of the sage Vasistha. Vasistha invited to king and his army to dine with him that evening. Visvamitra wasn’t expecting much of a meal and was surprised at the feast that was presented to…

With Summer comes Pitta Season

It’s the first day of summer, which moves us into the season of pitta in ayurveda. For a little more on doshas, ayurveda and seasons, rad my previous post on Spring.  Ayurveda is a traditional Hindu medicine that is referred to as the science…

Reclining Twists

There are many ways to do twisting postures; in lunges, standing, seated, and laying down. The supine or reclining twists tend to be a little safer for people because of the support from the floor. A few of the more common twists are shown…

At ease

I’m writing this from my bedroom where I’m listening to the birds sing and watching rainbows shimmer on the wall from the crystal that hangs in my window. The crystal is a large ball and above it there is a hummingbird. It’s very meaningful…

Find your life’s purpose

I am a goal oriented person. I create personal and business goals and make lists of the steps I need to take to get there. I have my business plan laid out in a document that incorporates all business aspects, meaning what marketing is required, finance required,…

Sacroiliac Joints and Yoga

A number of people who practice yoga, especially women, develop pain in the sacroiliac (SI) joints. Some of the pain in women is structural – in women only two segments of the sacrum move with the pelvis while in men 3 do. This leads…