The Secret to Beginning Again as We Prepare for Rebirth and Renewal

As we enter this season of rebirth, we naturally grow more attentive to what we may want to cultivate and grow. With this in mind, I recently read The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, a collection of the most common regrets of the dying, written by a palliative nurse. It’s not surprising to see what made the list, as they are all things that touch each of our lives as we struggle to pay attention to and make time for things that we truly love. 

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3 Short Practices to Instantly Lift Energy, Mood, and Circulartion

Yoga always places a high value on purification of body and mind at all levels, but especially in spring as we need to release the ‘sludge and heaviness’ of winter.  It is a time to stimulate and revitalize the liver and large intestines; to release toxins and brighten up. To do this, we can and incorporate warming flows, twists, side leans, and inversions. Build heat gradually to help generate sweat and detoxify our bodies. 

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Expanding in the Heart Of Winter: A Restorative Practice Can Create Inner Space While Winter Contracts Around Us

Expanding in the Heart Of Winter: A Restorative Practice Can Create Inner Space While Winter Contracts Around Us

According to yoga and Ayurveda, like qualities increase like. We want to ensure that winter’s contracting elements do not weigh down our body and mind. We may wish to equalize by creating warmth, lightness, and openness. Our yoga practice, spiritual practice, and lifestyle should also keep things bright, fluid, and moving inside.

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Restorative Yoga Training: Deepening Your Practice and Teaching

Restorative Yoga Training: Deepening Your Practice and Teaching

Since 2001, I have been leading Restorative Yoga Teacher Trainings across the country. Fifteen years later, it is amazing to see these healing styles of yoga being offered everywhere. Popular magazines are featuring restorative practices.  Celebrities are promoting it. “Restorative is the new power yoga” and is most definitely trending in 2017.

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