February 25, 2016

Open Your Heart with Ustrasana: Camel

  During our month of loving compassion, a focus on the heart, both going inward and outward is a natural place to end our time together on this topic.  In yogic practices, backbends provide a natural space to allow the heart center to blossom open.
February 18, 2016

Meditations for Loving Compassion

  During our month of Loving Compassion, one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves is the gift of meditation.   Even if for a few minutes a day, or in those moments when we need a few breaths for mindfulness and reflection. I am currently taking an online […]
February 11, 2016

Yama: Asteya-Non-Stealing

  In this time of loving compassion, I was initially at odds with how to wrap my mind around Asteya, the concept of non-stealing.  I both wanted to continue the exploration of the Yamas, and wasn’t quite sure if this was the time and the place. Low and behold… of […]
February 4, 2016

Svadhisthana Chakra: The Place of Sensuality and Surrender

When we think of our 2nd chakra, in yoga classes we often think of it terms of the ultimate surrender.  It surrounds a place of letting go, of release, both physical and emotional.  The 2nd chakra is a space where we feel careful, and vulnerable, and when we are able […]
January 28, 2016

Getting Grounded: Tadasana: Mountain Pose of the Month

There are those days when we all need a good grounding! Whether we were called into work super early, awoke to a child vomiting in our beds, had plans for the gym- only to see our beautiful dog trotting around the house with an open wound (I know it is […]