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.
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?
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!
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?
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!
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?