Be careful. I love you.

From Atlantic to Pacific, gee, the traffic is terrific… I live in a large metropolitan area where the traffic is… well… I suppose you could call it “terrific.” The holiday season brings a heightened sense of urgency, and over the past...

Let the dead leaves drop

I really love that Rumi quote. “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” It’s such a great metaphor for allowing things that no longer serve us to drop and drift away. As humans, we have a tendency to hold on to old news. We hold on to past...

The day after 100 Days of Yoga

This 100 Days of Yoga project came about during a casual conversation with my daughter, Carrie. I was in need of a project – a little motivation – and she suggested I take on a 100-day challenge. “Maybe you could draw a mandala every day. Or post a yoga pose for 100...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 100 – Savasana

Day 100 of “100 Days of Yoga”!!!! 100/100 ~ Corpse Pose (Savasana) – Savasana feels so good at the end of class, we joke that *this* is the pose some people come to yoga for! Traditionally held as the final resting pose of a yoga practice, Savasana...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 99 – Exalted Warrior

99/100 ~ Exalted Warrior  (Anjana Virabhadrasana) – The definition of the word exalted is: “in a state of extreme happiness.” Can you see that depicted in my stance? I invite you to hold this pose and notice the feeling it inspires. Conjure up a feeling of joy and...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 98 – Low Lunge

98/100 ~ Low Lunge (Anjaneyasana) – This pose stretches deep into the psoas muscle and hip joint, so it packs a double punch. Practice this pose and you may notice relief from back pain. You might even notice a happier, more light-hearted disposition. Give it a try...