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 […]

Navigating Transitions with Resilience and Grace

    Along with pumpkin spice everything, fall also brings the start of many shifting seasonal transitions. First, it’s back to school, then come weather changes and shorter daylight hours, and finally we begin to move into fall and winter holidays. As the weather starts to cool, you may notice a slight shift physically. Perhaps […]

The Joy of Play!

Hello summer! Summer is a time for sunshine and laughter, gathering with friends and family, and making time to rest and play. It is a season many of us look forward to, thanks to longer days, warmer weather, and fresh food. BBQs, family vacations, farmer’s markets, parades, and reunions can all be ways to enjoy […]

Managing Change…How to Be Resilient

Stability. Comfort. Peace. As humans, we are often resistant to change. So when things change, and they have changed A LOT over the past year, it may elicit strong feelings of fear and resistance. We know change is a constant. Nothing stays exactly as it is. Nothing. It is the only thing in life that […]

Make Time for Movement

Many of our daily routines have been restricted or modified over the past year during the coronavirus pandemic. It can be difficult to find the motivation and the time to exercise. It is no longer just the “Freshman 15” but now many are experiencing the “Quarantine 15″ which grew to the “COVID 19.” People are […]

Rest – Just for a Minute (or Two)

Do you remember your parents telling you “I’m just resting my eyes for a minute”? I would catch my mom or dad at different times throughout my childhood sitting upright with their eyes closed while the lunchtime news (or favorite afternoon talk show) was on TV in the background. When I was young, I didn’t […]

Lead with Love

“Because I have a choice, I choose love.”–Deepak Chopra Our heart space is the place where our light comes from. When we let our heart give our brain more information than we allow our brain to give our heart, we lead with love. Our hearts can inform our rational mind. We can be less reactive […]