Category Archives: Health

Reboot.

Sometimes the best gifts come in oddly-wrapped parcels (which occasionally are booby-trapped with high-voltage deterrants). Today confirms again for me that I need only trust my true self, my intuition, my gut, and listen to the quieted voice.

Today I am grateful for the painful reboot. Continue reading

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Melt into Yoga at WOTB 2013

Have you ever experienced stress or anxiety? Do you have muscular stiffness or pain?  Do you sometimes think life should be easier?   Yoga and Meditation have been used in the East for millennia as a path toward spiritual awakening, … Continue reading

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Advice to a Frustrated Student / The Journey and the Destination

I was teaching a private class recently to someone who feels trapped in her own body, frustrated with not knowing how to free herself.  This is a feeling I remember only too well: the frustration of wanting the change to … Continue reading

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Melting Into Peace?

My friend’s father passed away last week. My friends’ mother died yesterday.   Not the first of my friends’ parents to go, but it’s happening more frequently.  My friends’ baby is dying in utero.  Not the first friends to lose a … Continue reading

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So, uh…what’s the big deal with Osteoporosis?

Want to Build Better Bones? Bone is living tissue and as such it responds to how we treat it. Recent research has indicated that a regular, safe yoga practice can not only halt the onset of osteoporosis (fragile bones) but … Continue reading

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What’s the point of Restorative Yoga?

It took me years of struggling, comparing myself to others and getting relatively nowhere in my yoga practice before I considered restorative yoga.  Actually, I think it was more curiosity than a desire to try “Restorative”.  I just hadn’t tried … Continue reading

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Living Bones

Taking a look around the room I’m sitting in I see dust. Ash from the fire, cat hair, soil from the garden and lots and lots of dead skin.  Yup. Lovely thought, I know, but I’m looking around and seeing … Continue reading

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