Meditation Technique for Beginners- Meditation 101 for Powerful Release

Meditation Technique for Beginners What are some meditation technique for beginners? First, we need to discover what meditation actually is. All through time, peoples and cultures have looked for ways to go beyond their limits and discover more about themselves and nature. Meditation means “become familiar with” and it is a way of exploring theContinue reading “Meditation Technique for Beginners- Meditation 101 for Powerful Release”

How to Sequence an Ashtanga Class- Logical Flow of Energy

How to Sequence an Ashtanga Class How to sequence an ashtanga class? You must understand the science of the sequence. This is the way an ashtanga class warms the body, reaches a peak, stretches the body to avoid lactic acid in the muscles, and then cools the body back down toward savasana. The Ashtanga PrimaryContinue reading “How to Sequence an Ashtanga Class- Logical Flow of Energy”

Feeling Alone During Deployment-3 Kids Means Never Alone

Feeling Alone During Deployment Listen on Spotify! Feeling alone during deployment with kids, what an ironic phrase. Am I really alone?  No, I am actually rarely alone.  And this is the rub of this deployment thing. I have three kids to manage and a dog, who actually belongs to my husband, but he is notContinue reading “Feeling Alone During Deployment-3 Kids Means Never Alone”

8 Tips for Thriving in Ashtanga Yoga- Demystify Practice

8 Tips for Thriving with Ashtanga Yoga Listen on Spotify! Ashtanga yoga is a very physically demanding practice so we need tips for thriving in Ashtanga Yoga. But the time and energy you put into it will be worth it if you approach your practice with some ashtanga yoga tips in mind: 8 Tips forContinue reading “8 Tips for Thriving in Ashtanga Yoga- Demystify Practice”

Yoga for Gratitude for Beginners- 5 Open Heart Practices

Yoga for Gratitude for Beginners Listen on Spotify! I teach yoga for gratitude for beginners. Yoga can fill me with so many emotions- joy, calm, energy, peace.  Since yoga is such a part of my life, it comes full circle that I would seek out yoga to elicit gratitude.  Let’s practice five asanas together thisContinue reading “Yoga for Gratitude for Beginners- 5 Open Heart Practices”

Ashtanga Primary Series Closing- Powerful Back Bending Experience

Ashtanga Primary Series Closing Listen on Spotify! The Ashtanga Primary Series Closing Sequence- You have now arrived at the “bread of the sandwich.” This portion of the practice is primarily focused on back bending. Ashtanga Primary Series Closing Sequence When I do a back bend, I like to focus also on the forward lengthening ofContinue reading “Ashtanga Primary Series Closing- Powerful Back Bending Experience”

How Yoga Changed My Life- 1 Asana at a Time

How Yoga Changed My Life Listen on Spotify This is the story of how yoga changed my life. I have always been a physical person.  I grew up dancing ballet and continued to teach ballet until I had my second child.  I participated in heavy hitting cardio classes until I was 39 weeks pregnant withContinue reading “How Yoga Changed My Life- 1 Asana at a Time”

The 8 Limbs of Yoga Journey-Powerful move into Enlightenment

The 8 Limbs of Yoga Journey Listen on Spotify! Samadhi is the final realization of the Self, the last limb of the 8 limbs of yoga journey.  When we reach Samadhi, we are absorbed in the highest state of consciousness, or enlightenment. Take an 8 limbs of yoga journey with me. How do we getContinue reading “The 8 Limbs of Yoga Journey-Powerful move into Enlightenment”

Essential Beginner Tools for Yoga- 8 You Can’t Live Without!

Essential Beginner Tools for Yoga   Are you starting a yoga practice? Want to know the essential beginner tools for yoga? I wish I had this list when I was starting yoga. I was convinced that I would not like yoga and I did not want to invest any money in it. I actually didContinue reading “Essential Beginner Tools for Yoga- 8 You Can’t Live Without!”

Yoga with a Bolster- 8 poses your Hips and Back will Love

Yoga with a Bolster Yoga with a bolster is a wonderful way to rejuvenate and restore tight hips and back.  We can use the bolster to tilt the pelvis for hip and sacrum opening and we can ease the back with the support of the bolster.  Bolsters should not only be used by beginner yogi’s,Continue reading “Yoga with a Bolster- 8 poses your Hips and Back will Love”