Yoga @ Home: Why We Practice Now

Take a look. Do these home studios look similar to how you practice now? Did you ever imagine you would turn on your device, log into Zoom, and practice yoga from the comforts of your home day-after-day, week-after-week, month-after-month? I know I didn’t. But I am so grateful for this technology and the ability to […]

Soft Heart, Strong Body

Have you found yourself full of judgment? Are you judging yourself, your family, your friends, your leaders, your government, your life? You may be finding yourself these days feeling soft on the outside and hard on the inside. Boundaries are getting blurred. One day you may be choosing to social distance, wearing a mask around […]

Grace, not Perfection

“Grace, not Perfection” by Emily Ley is the title of a book I have on my shelf, wanting to make time to read. I see the beautiful cover, I am inspired by the title, and I know there are rich gems for me to savor and take in. It is definitely next on my list […]

Back to Basics

When survival gets triggered, go back to these four basics: 1. Ritual & Routine: In a time of pandemic, it is likely that our normal routines can get bumped or replaced by watching the news or taking actions that can disrupt the comfort of the familiar framing of our days. Routines and rituals are powerful […]

Creating a Home Yoga Practice

We have entered a time in history when we are asked to stay home to flatten the curve and help slow down the spread of the coronavirus. Our favorite restaurants have closed. Our children cannot go to school and learn with their friends. Many of us are asked to work from home and our favorite […]

Physical Fitness was Never the Purpose of Yoga

Below is the article I was wrote for Wander Women Iowa. I thought it was a good one to share with you as well. Enjoy. Many of us have read or heard about yoga and know there are great benefits to practicing. We read or know people who have increased their strength, balance and flexibility. […]

Living a Life with Intention

Did you know one of my favorite celebrities is Oprah? I watched her as a young girl everyday at 4 pm (like a lot of us) learning how to heal relationships, confront fears and visualize dreams. She entered my life at a impressionable age and I have followed her work, read her books, subscribed to […]

Do you have 2020 Vision?

You can’t help but notice the message shared all over social media as we enter a new decade and a new year. My inbox is filled with subject titles related to having a vision in 2020. As I sit here today writing my January message to you, I want to ask you the same question, […]

Do You Believe in Magic?

The holidays can be a really tough time of year for me when I am trying to maintain balance between my regular household duties and ALL of the holiday extras (programs, gift buying, baking, hosting, etc.) It can be hard to stay jolly when laundry needs to be done, kids need to be shuttled and […]

Amplify & Release

Elena Brower’s PRACTICE YOU daily awakening deck The season of fall is a wonderful time to pause and ask yourself, “What do you emphasize? What will you set free?” I love picking up Elena Brower’s beautiful PRACTICE YOU daily awakening deck. It is a tool you can use to help guide your yoga and meditation […]