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Stillness

A flower abides in stillness, not that it’s not stirred by wind affected by light and heat. We sit as humans on the precipice of something monumental, empowering knowledge of the heart. We are flowers. A poem I wrote on Friday night entitled Stillness. It’s not often (enough) that I write from the student perspective…. Read more »

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Shifting Out of Stress

What happens when we experience a lot of stress or start feeling overwhelmed? Typically, the breath starts shortening and the body begins to tense up. This is a normal physical response, one that is designed to help us in times of emergency – the sympathetic nervous system’s built-in ‘fight or flight’ mechanisms. The problem is… Read more »

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The Power of Tuning In

Namaste! Now, is the perfect time of year to reflect, journey into our inner landscape, and listen to our soul’s intelligence for guidance. Annually, we witness nature’s way of shedding the old and unuseful, and scaling back to the most essential. It’s a time that naturally grants itself to reflection and introspection. The weather doesn’t… Read more »

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Refine Your Practice: Crane Pose

Learning a new yoga pose is always fun and exciting, but few milestones on your mat are as exhilarating and empowering as sticking your 1st crane pose! There’s more to the pose than simply brute strength. Developing the ability to stand on your hands requires subtle awareness developed through dedication and practice, and one other… Read more »

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Seasoned Holiday Cashews

It’s become an annual tradition to prepare these delicious cashews and offer them as gifts to the people who love and support me throughout the year. Additionally, I take great pleasure in eating my fair share! The recipe is quick and easy and only requires three ingredients. If you are hosting any type of get… Read more »

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Winter Solstice Yoga Mala

As we gradually transition from fall toward winter it can often feel as though a ‘death’ of sorts is taking place within and around us with the diminishing amount of sunlight fading with each day. However, this contraction we experience is actually preparation for the great rebirth that is happening with the dawn of the winter… Read more »

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