The Yamas: A Modern Look at Living a Life of Harmony

Ask anyone why they practice yoga and the answer will always come back to one thing. It makes us feel better. On the physical level, we practice to relieve pain and increase vitality. But… Continue reading

How to Sequence Yoga (For Home Practice & New Teachers)

Whether you’re a teacher just starting out, or want to have a stronger home practice, this basic formula will help you break down and understand what’s needed to leave your body and mind feeling balanced.

3 Ways to Improve Balance in Yoga

Balancing postures always help us off the mat. Of course, the physical aspects are wonderful for teaching us stability and self-awareness, but these features also help us function in the world with more grace. We… Continue reading

Calming Headstand Practice (Video)

Filmed on location in the Escalante area of Utah, this video leads you through a slow series of poses including a couple gentle shoulder openers, Headstand and Reclining Hand to Big Toe leg… Continue reading

Motivation & Inspiration

When my yoga practice becomes routine, I lose motivation to get to my mat. Even when I enjoy the familiarity of poses I know and regularly practice, it’s keeping me from growth. Here… Continue reading

3 Ways To Save Water (You May Not Have Thought Of)

We live in the hot, dry desert. Yet with our water-saving skills, we use so little of the precious resource that we’re only ever charged the minimum monthly amount. In fact, we use less water in an entire… Continue reading

Meditation for Guidance

If you’re feeling stuck or frozen and you don’t quite know what step to take next, if any, have a listen to this short meditation. Use this as a tool to relax the… Continue reading

It’s a Hammock, No, a Yoga Pose, Wait, It’s Both!

Every time I slip my head into the yoga belt and lean it back, I swear it feels like I’m swaying in a hammock. But then there’s this great sensation in my legs;… Continue reading

A Clean Windshield & A View of the Human Condition

You’re driving down the road, just relaxed in the car, mind drifting. You make a right turn. “Holy crap!” you exclaim, “I can’t see anything.” As you stare at the setting sun, you… Continue reading

How to Have Healthy Shoulders in Downward Dog

When I’m 85 years old, I want to practice Downward Dog. I want to remain limber, both mentally and physically, as I age. I want to be able to support myself and contribute… Continue reading