Category Archive: Stuff You Can Do at Work

Stretch Break For Work: Standing Sequence

This sequence is your solution to sitting at a desk all day. The entire practice is done standing with feet hips-width or balancing on one leg. There’s one forward bend, but otherwise all poses are… Continue reading

Five Ways To Find Balance & Ease When Life Overwhelms You

1. Pause Sit down, close your eyes. Listen to the sounds around you —better yet, listen to the silence from which all sounds arise. Breathe deeply and evenly for three to five breaths.… Continue reading

Is Feet Together Really The Best Way To Practice Mountain Pose?

The instructions for tadasana are so common, so assumed in yoga class, that they’re often given nonchalantly and glossed over. As in, “You already know this, you do it a million times a… Continue reading

What I learned at 12,000 Feet

We left the parking lot in the near-dark of 6 a.m. Our packs were light; just a small rack of gear, a 30 meter rope, our harnesses, jackets, and some food and water between the… Continue reading

Meditation For Confidence

This short (one minute!) meditation was inspired by Amy Cuddy’s TED talk on body language. She talks about “power posing” and how posture decreases the stress-hormone cortisol and increases the chance for success.… Continue reading

When Buddhism In Business Is A Bad Idea

I’m no expert on Buddhism. I’m not even a novice. In fact, the only practice I have that comes out of the tradition is one of today’s greatest buzzwords: Mindfulness. Mindfulness: Yes Mindfulness… Continue reading

Meditation & Breath to Restore Energy

Seems almost everyone I know is experiencing some sort of turmoil or huge transformation right now. In this time of need, it’s even more important to center ourselves and clear our minds, so I created… Continue reading

A Healthy Spine For Life: The Tadasana Principle

When my Grandpa was ninety years old we had a birthday party for him. Most of his friends — others his age — had passed away, save one woman. She arrived, white hair… Continue reading

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

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