Heart & Lung Meridian Relief – Quarter Dog Pose

Quarter Dog Pose ~ Surrender yourself into this yoga posture that helps to balance the heart and lung meridians. Benefits:  Quarter dog pose can be a fairly intense stretch for the underarms, chest, rib cage and belly. It helps to release tension in the entire spine,...

A happy yoga pose ~ Happy Baby

Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana) – Release tension in the hips and low back in this playful, happy yoga pose. Benefits:  This pose helps to release tension in the low back and sacrum. It opens the hips, inner thighs and groin; stretches the hamstrings and...

Weekly Words of Wisdom – BREATHE

B is for BREATHE – If I had to choose my single most favorite thing about yoga it would be challenging because…well…it’s YOGA! There are so many reasons to love the practice, but if I had to pick just one thing it would definitely be breath work...

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...