Yoga for Athletes, NOT Athletic Yoga!

Reasons most athletes don't get enough yoga or don't make time for it: Their schedules are already to rigorous and full of conditioning, weight-lifting and specific training for their sport and adding on another thing tips the scale. Finding time to go to a class doesn't fit in the above ∧∧∧ schedule. They don't need the kind … Continue reading Yoga for Athletes, NOT Athletic Yoga!

Knowledge is Power

Also, education is the best prevention. I've come to resonate with both these concepts. With the ever changing health care system, what is covered and what is not, plus increased stress in our society we start to learn that education and knowledge are our best chance at taking back control of our own health and our lives. … Continue reading Knowledge is Power

Call me crazy for sharing this?

Me then and now... before yoga and what I know now! Billy, my life partner, told me I am crazy to post this because of the line of work I do! But I told him... "It is BECAUSE of what I do, that I want to post this, I am ready!" I am ready to … Continue reading Call me crazy for sharing this?

Ayurveda for your bloated belly!

Do you have some New Years resolutions to eat healthier? Are you all of a sudden blending cold veggies and fruit in a blender, packing carrot sticks and celery for lunch or juicing like crazy? Only to find your belly is upset, bloated and you are getting constipated? Also, you might be feeling tired all … Continue reading Ayurveda for your bloated belly!

What is your yoga level or yoga IQ?

It is only been in the recent decades that yoga has become a group thing! Yoga traditionally was practiced 1 on 1 with a master/guru while also doing your "OM" work (play on words for "home" work) on your own daily. What defines a level in yoga? And how do you know where you fit … Continue reading What is your yoga level or yoga IQ?

Intentions, Affirmations and Mantras, oh my!

If I ever teach yoga on Mondays or even early morning my message is always setting up a solid foundation for success. I actually speak to that in all classes really when it comes to building your asana's (physical postures). But Mondays and mornings are great places to set the Intention for your day, week … Continue reading Intentions, Affirmations and Mantras, oh my!

Yoga – Hip Openers and the Lesser Talked About Counter Poses!

Hip Openers... What is a hip opener? What is the danger or problem in rotating outward too much? What is a counter pose? What is happening in most hip openers? How do we find balance and counter poses for the hips? Hidden places where hips are rotating outward.  A good test to see if you … Continue reading Yoga – Hip Openers and the Lesser Talked About Counter Poses!