One of the greatest lessons I continue to learn from both my yoga & Pilates practices is to listen to my body. The more skillful I become at this, the more able I am to give it what it needs when it first begins to whisper rather than to wait until it's screaming out in pain or immobilized by fatigue.Read More
My introduction to Restorative Yoga felt like a lifeline to inner peace amidst the madness surrounding me.Read More
In the busyness of life, it’s easy to go into autopilot. Feelings get shut down and pushed aside in order to get through yet they show up in other ways: a stiff back and shoulders, jaw and neck tension, increased blood pressure, poor sleep or digestion and so on.
Without taking the time to pause, observe and release these tensions, they build, slowly draining our energy and vitality til the day we no longer recognize (or like) who we’ve become.Read More
Ever feel like the world just keeps spinning faster and faster making it almost impossible to stay centered? Having effective tools for staying grounded and calm is a necessary tool not only for avoiding burnout but for physical, mental and emotional health & wellbeing.
One of the most effective & time-efficient methods of relaxation I've found is working mindfully with my breath. It requires no special equipment, costs nothing and takes only a few minutes. . .
It sounds too simple, too new age, but ask yourself, if your goal was to truly love your body the way you love your child, best friend or partner, what behaviors would you need to change?Read More