Ten minute daily practice to get out of your head and reconnect to your body to build self-awareness and compassion, release tension and heal.Read More
E-motion-s are meant to be in motion. When we shut down from feeling them, they don’t disappear. They become stagnant swamps of hurt, anger and pain, slowly poisoning us and our relationships until we clean them out. I learned that if I could just keep breathing, those feelings would rise and crest and eventually dissipate. Breathing then became a way of checking in with myself.
It showed me a new way to stay present no matter what the world threw at me. I didn’t have to armor up. I didn’t’ have to shrink away or pretend that everything was fine.Read More
Are you feeling it? There aren’t enough hours in the day. There isn’t enough coffee to keep you going or yoga to stay grounded.
You’re busy . . . so busy that you don’t remember what it’s like to actually have a cleared to do list or to give yourself permission to do absolutely nothing at all. You can’t focus, maybe you can’t sleep. Is it just you? . . .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. . .
"Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you."
To keep them functioning, computers can be restarted and cell phones charged but what about us?How often do we truly unplug?Read More
Do you ever find yourself dreading what should be the best moments of the day? Those first few minutes upon waking in the morning or the last ones at night when you lay down quietly in bed and every last thought or care you have comes at you like a firehose.
In these moments Yoga Nidra has been the best way I've found to quite and relax my mind. It's essentially a guided Savasana to unwind the nervous system and quiet anxiety. A systematic relaxation practice designed to bring ease to the very deepest layers of our being, Yoga Nidra taps into both the conscious and unconscious mind to unwind deep-seated anxieties and even trauma which is why it's now being taught to veterans for PTSD and modern folk craving calm in an overstressed world.