Let Go & Get Grounded

As the autumn winds creep in and the summer glow fades, it seems Mother Nature is once again reminding us to let go instead of holding on. To trust that after a period of rest, new growth will appear. This change in season is an invitation to come inside and pay attention. You may have […]

Navigating Transitions with Resilience and Grace

Along with pumpkin spice and apple everything, fall brings the start of many seasonal transitions. First, it’s back to school time, then the change in weather, and finally we shift into our fall and winter holiday seasons. As the weather starts to cool, you may notice a slight shift physically. Perhaps you’re a tad congested. […]

Taking Yoga Off the Mat

Many of us are introduced to yoga as a physical practice that helps our bodies look and feel good. After a while many of us wonder if there is more to it than what we do on our sticky mat for 30-60 minutes, and of course, there is. The idea of practicing yoga is not […]

The Power of Fun

Last month, I wrote about the importance of finding your tribe and huddling with other women. I was inspired to write this blog post after attending the Women Lead Change conference last October. Catherine Price was a keynote speaker at the event. She is the author of The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive […]

The Power of Finding Your Tribe

A few weeks ago, I attended the 2022 Central Iowa Women Lead Change conference. It was a wonderful event filled with inspiring presenters and opportunities to network and connect with other women. Throughout the two days, the speakers touched on various topics including how to build confidence, the power of fun, creating boundaries and joy, […]

Rest for the Weary

Over the past year, I have been practicing the art of rest and what it means to feel fully rested. Although this may sound like an easy journey, it has been challenging for a seasoned yoga and meditation teacher like me. Over the years, I have placed a lot of self-worth on my ability to […]

My Journey with Anxiety

I have anxiety. In fact, sitting down to write this blog about having anxiety heightens my anxiety. However, I want to be real and share ​this part of my story, ​including how yoga has helped me learn to manage my symptoms and find peace instead of feeling shame. I have experienced many of the common symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder for […]

Exercises for Fall Prevention

Falls can have very serious consequences as we age. According to the CDC, each year, more than one in four adults age 65 or older have a fall and 3 million are treated in emergency departments for fall injury. Fall Risks The risk of falling in older adults is usually related to a combination of […]

Love & Belonging

Do you feel disconnected, untethered, or adrift? Have you lost your community or opportunities to make meaningful connections? Do you miss your in-person group classes and events? I have felt this way many times over the years, even before COVID and the world of Zoom. As a young girl, I craved being included. I wanted […]

How to Stay Healthy and Warm this Winter

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In the winter when temperatures drop, many of us start to have some health concerns, like how can I avoid getting sick? and how do I keep my hands and feet warm? Both of these thoughts come into my mind on a regular basis. I am one of many who suffer from Raynaud’s Phenomenon—a condition […]