Lasting Health & Happiness: An Unbreakable Link

Originally, this article was published in May of 2013. The topic, however, is so relevant that I wanted to update, revise and re-publish it. If you’ve read this before, you’ll find some new… Continue reading

Getting Into Arm Balances: One Simple Step

I Geek Yoga It’s not just that I love inversions, or arm balances, yoga philosophy, and our incredible anatomy of muscles, bones and fascia, though I do. Yoga is an art AND a science. It’s the… Continue reading

Three Yoga Stretches To Ease Neck & Shoulder Tension

Whether you sit at a desk or are addicted to cross-fit, your shoulders will inevitably get tight, tense or sore. Often, they trigger tension in the neck and vice versa. Here are three… Continue reading

Darkness, Dedication, Digging In: Yoga’s Dynamic Action Of Balance

Houses of Light As we approach the shortest and darkest day of the year in the northern hemisphere, we often long for the return of the light. Everywhere, houses are adorned with lights. Lights… Continue reading

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana: 5 Secrets For Getting Into Pigeon Pose

Go thumb through Light On Yoga and you’ll discover at least eleven different poses that resemble Pigeon pose. Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, itself, has four different variations! So much of the body has to be flexible and… Continue reading

The Secret Life of Shavasana

She looked me dead in the eye and said, “Well?” “Well, what?” I step closer to her, defensive. “You just gonna let that shit sit there and rot?” Defiant now. “What shit?” Anger… Continue reading

Strip Down Your Yoga Practice For A Stress-Free Holiday Season

Time to Commit The holidays are notoriously busy. Schedules change. Sleep is disrupted. We eat differently, usually worse! And we’re often confronted with the emotion —both positive and negative— of being with family.… Continue reading

Keep It Simple (And Breeze Through The Holidays)

In general, we overdo it. Most of American culture believes more is better: work harder, get a bigger television, a nicer car… On the outside this may look successful and happy, but inside our giant houses, we feel… Continue reading

The One Thing You Must Do in Low Plank

If I’m really honest, there are a whole bunch of things you need to do in Low Plank. Keep your palms pressed down, pull in your tummy and stretch back through your legs,… Continue reading

How Not To Get Sick

My little town of Mojave suffered a terrible accident on Friday. Everyone I know is suffering. One pilot died and an aircraft that many have poured their blood, sweat and tears into is… Continue reading