Shifting of the Seasons
I took a 2-hour Yoga workshop this weekend with Selena Garefino. She drew upon Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and Katonah Yoga to help welcome in the fall season with grace.
SUP Meditation: being present and enjoying the outdoors
With so many health activities becoming mainstream, or at least gaining notoriety, stand up paddleboarding (SUP) has truly come to the forefront, as has meditation. SUP Meditation is the combination of both the physical activity of getting out on a paddle board and the practice of meditation and being present. It’s different from SUP Yoga, but just as beneficial.
SUP Yoga for Beginners: taking the first paddle
Standup Paddleboarding can seem daunting for a lot of people, let alone participating in a yoga session on a paddleboard. It’s not to be feared though, and SUP yoga for beginners is attainable and will leave you feeling accomplished, no matter your balance, just for having practiced.
Happy New Year!
I am making a commitment to share the topics that I am immersing myself into this year. I am excited about all of these doors of opportunity and I know it will not only benefit me and my relationships, but for YOU, my students. Recognizing that my postural Yoga...
Experiencing Our True Self…Again
I recently returned from a 5-day Yoga Nidra workshop in Seattle with Rod Stryker. Yoga Nidra is a 3,000 year old tradition that invites total relaxation on the floor (quite comfortably, with a blanket, pillow and cloth to cover our eyes) and integrates the healing...
What Kind of Yoga Do You Teach?
What I call it is A Practice to Pause. To allow students to slow down enough to even ask the question,
“What is it I want to experience from the practice?”
Yoga is So Much More than Asana
I often say, Yoga is so much more than Asana (the postural practice). I felt this after the very first class I took in college back in 1991. We did many Sun Salutations, many of the Warrior poses, and we balanced. The teacher guided us to move with our breath. At the...
Happy New Year
Dear Students and Friends on the path of yoga, The beginning of a new year often inspires many of us to write and talk about resolutions/intentions that are often well meaning, but short-sighted. I try not to treat the last day of each year too differently...
Dethroning Your Inner Critic Podcast
I was invited to speak on the Dethroning Your Inner Critic Podcast. You can listen in here!
Adventures in Essaouira
Magical moments are not uncommon for yoga retreat attendees. The yogis leave a bit different than they arrived having experienced something extraordinary they either did not expect or did not know they were capable of.