Om gum Ganapatayei namah 3 months without my meditation space! This has been the longest move I have ever endured! While I believe we can meditate anywhere at anytime... where ever our heart is... however it is always nice to have a spot you call home! Om gum Ganapatayei namah This mantra has helped me … Continue reading Finding Peace of Mind Wherever You Are…
5 Ways to Spoil and Nurture Yourself Without Spending Money. Finding time for ourselves doesn't have to cost us at all. But yet, a lot of us think of getting a pedicure, going out for dinner and retail therapy as a means to spoil ourselves or treat ourselves. Those can be nice and all, but … Continue reading 5 Ways to Spoil and Nurture Yourself Without Spending Money
Jealousy and Abundance - one way of thinking will hold you back, take you no where, and let time pass you by. The other way of thinking will open up doors to a whole new way of life!
Working a shift at my part time job at a well known health food store, (not sure I can actually mention their name without permission, so I will keep it out!) in the supplement and body care department is always a very interesting and a learning experience, for many reasons! The main reasons are; Someone … Continue reading Who is Right? Who is Wrong?
You are what you digest! This is a concept that I am teaching in my yoga classes lately. The concept of practicing Ayurveda with a focus on digestion and elimination. It spans beyond food and poop!!! I know, so taboo, did she really just mention poop? While those 2 are very important, digestion and elimination in … Continue reading You are what you digest.
Yoga for Athletes, aka the Over Trained and Under Stretched Body! Yeah? Did that head line speak to you? Is your body over trained, over worked, stiff and losing mobility? If you said yes, then I totally respect your mindset to accomplish so much, to be so strong, such an amazing athlete and diligent to … Continue reading Yoga for Athletes, aka the Over Trained and Under Stretched Body!
I always make this mistake... I let myself become obsessed with the idea of traveling and feeling sorry for myself for not having been on a vacation in over 3 years! Spring break has brought this thinking on, hearing everyones stories of their adventures, while I continue to plug along at my job(s). It's been even … Continue reading Excuses, excuses…
5 Good Habits of a Professional Yoga Teacher/Instructor... Yes, I consider myself a professional! And you should too, if you want to go from good to great! Teaching Yoga is a huge responsibility and it should be treated as a profession. Recently I found out that I came in 3rd on the most yoga classes … Continue reading 5 Good Habits of a Professional Yoga Teacher.
No excuses, make time for yourself, self love, you deserve feeling better and it is up to you to make it happen. To make this even more accessible, I have created a downloadable PDF with gentle yoga postures in it, that ANYONE can do. There are "chair" yoga options for those who need them and … Continue reading Self Love
Did you know that Ayurveda is the "sister science" of Yoga? And as a matter of fact if you are teaching or doing yoga for the "health benefits" then you are actually practicing Ayurveda and NOT just Yoga! Which if you are teaching yoga and teaching the health benefits of doing yoga, then you should … Continue reading As a Yoga Instructor do you know Ayurveda? The Sister Science to Yoga?
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
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?