Yin Yoga Sequence for Gratitude

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and […]

Yin Yoga: Spring Detox

The last couple of days in Texas have been really warm. The sun has been shining, birds chirping, and trees starting to bloom. Even though our weather is pretty unpredictable with random cold fronts this time of year, I am so encouraged at the signs of spring. I taught this sequence on Monday after one […]

Let’s Fly: Side Crow

When I was little, I used to have these vivid dreams about flying. I would imagine myself running through a field, getting lighter and lighter with every step and eventually my tippy toes would be all that was connecting me to the grass below. Then in one swift leap, I lifted, I soared, I believed […]

Nurture Your Spine: Poses for Your Back

When I first began yoga, my back was so out of whack. The idea of the pose you see above was a terrible, painful, unimaginable thought! I never imagined that I would find backbends so invigorating and with that, find myself capable of deep binds (twists) and complete forward bends. It’s a work in progress, […]

5 Simple Changes For a Healthier, More Vibrant YOU!

“To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness and maintain an interest in life.” William Londen Often times, the idea of improving your health can be daunting. There is good information out there but it’s difficult to know where to start. Utilize these 5 simple tips to make small steps toward […]

8 Stretches for your Tight Shoulders!

If you are like millions of others in our very busy society, you may find that you hold a lot of your stress in your shoulder region. We have all heard the phrase “Don’t carry the weight of the world on your shoulders“. Despite our best intentions, we are likely to do this every now and […]

Intention.

Recently I have been reflecting on living with intention. As a yoga teacher, the word “intention” is a part of my daily life. I encourage my students to set a meaningful purpose behind their physical practice whether it be a thought, a word, a prayer, or a dedication. To do this, I ask them to […]