Five Ways To Deepen Forward Folds In Yoga

Why do we want to Forward Fold? Well for one, tight legs can create problems for the low back. But also, Forward Bends encourage us to turn our awareness inwards, something that goes a long… Continue reading

Finding Fulfillment In A World That Wants To Sell It To You

Over the last few months I’ve been struggling with a finger injury. Initially, it kept me from even being able to do Downward Dog. Thankfully I’m back on my mat, but where it… Continue reading

Sun Salutation A: A Progressive Yoga Warm-Up (Video)

As implied by the name, Sun Salutations are fantastic for waking up and meeting ourselves with fresh open-mindedness, just as if greeting a new day. They build heat to get us moving and also help us connect with… Continue reading

Three Tips For A Better Pigeon Pose

Pigeon pose seems to be the quintessential yoga hip opener. While it may be tempting to just flop into the pose and hang out there yin style, a much more profound experience can… Continue reading

Ujjayi Essentials: Learning Yoga’s Victorious Breath (Video)

The breath is an essential aspect of yoga. In fact pranayama, the control of the breath, is so important that it’s one of the 8 core limbs of the practice. Ujjayi, or victorious… Continue reading

The Compassionate Witness, A Short Meditation

Within each of us is a place of clarity and calm that can weather any storm. During meditation, reconnecting with this part of ourselves can help us process the stress and emotion we… Continue reading

Simple Techniques To Relieve Eye Strain (Part 2)

One of the places that all humans seem to tense against the stresses of life is in the face. We clench our teeth, shorten our breath and pinch our eyes to a state… Continue reading

Tips From The Yogi’s Toolbox

I was lying in bed angry, sad and grumpy.  The more I thought about how I felt, the angry I seemed to get. Frustrated, I laced up my running shoes. Sometimes running can be very… Continue reading

Simple Techniques To Relieve Eye Strain (Part 1)

We spend so much time on the computer and indoors, that our eyes often feel strained and tired at the end of the day. Here is some very brief information on how the… Continue reading

Three Yoga Poses To Ease Menstrual Cramps

As women, menstrual cramps are one of those have-to-learn-to-live-with-it aspects of life. Some of us have cramps so bad we can’t get out of bed while others hardly have them at all. Either… Continue reading