Headstand: Learn to Balance by Getting In & Out of the Pose

That giant step in your yoga practice. You know the one where you go from Headstand at the wall to balancing in the middle of the room? It’s daunting! There’s the fear of… Continue reading

Plank Pose: Alignment From Tip to Tail

Instead of bad habits on repeat in Sun Salutations, go through this quick checklist for your Plank Pose. I’d suggest getting a friend to snap a pic of you or do it in front of a… Continue reading

How to Practice Yoga Anywhere

1. Keep a flexible schedule If every minute of every outing is planned, scheduled and booked, we’ll never have time to practice. The spaciousness of free time is what allows us to feel out what… Continue reading

Meditation for Safety

This is a meditation for a little TLC. Try it out if you’ve had a rough day, a confrontation with a co-worker or want to create an environment of safety into which you can relax. Creating this… Continue reading

Yoga for Legs, Knees & Feet (video)

Enjoy this short practice to open up your lower body. This is great for increasing circulation in your legs and is an awesome way to refresh and stretch out after a run, a… Continue reading

Align Your Hands: 3 Ways to Ease Hand & Wrist Pain in Yoga

I have a secret to tell you. All those cool float and hover maneuvers that are part of Sun Salutations? Can’t do ‘em. Press up handstand? Nope. My hands and wrists are holding me… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

Late tonight we witness the new moon. Simultaneously, there is a solar eclipse (we won’t see it, as it will occur during nighttime in this hemisphere). Both are powerful influences. The new moon… Continue reading

Sun Salutation B: A Progressive Practice (Video)

Some days my body just isn’t ready to jump straight into Warrior One at the beginning of my asana session. When it feels tight, I need to practice Sun Salutations progressively. Essentially, I… Continue reading

Meditation on Self Love

The Universe will always offer chances to reboot. (Like the full lunar eclipse we just experienced!) There are times when it really is beneficial to pause and honor all that we’ve experienced before… Continue reading

Yoga For Hikers, Runners & Climbers

The season for High Sierra hiking is dawning here in the American West. Though I hike year round — usually to get to a rock climbing destination — and run weekly, there is… Continue reading