Keep Your Cool This Summer

When the world is too busy, slow it down – Collin McCarty FOR A COOL SUMMER DAY, use Sitali or Sikari Pranayama, the cooling breath, to balance Pitta energy and to keep your body cool, tame anger, and agitation. Helps reduce appetite, thirst, fatigue, and more. For more info on this ancient practice go to […]

Create Sacred Time for Yourself

Happy FULL Moon Wednesday! CREATING SACRED TIME FOR YOURSELF. Come into into your fullness. All it takes is 5 minutes a day. Light a candle, lie down, or sit on the floor or in a chair. Feel the presence of the earth and your breathe. Place a drop of Stress Away Essential Oil in your […]

Soothe Down Your Nervous System

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone: you are the one who gets burned.”  -The Buddha When your nervous system feels taxed or  overactive, use the seed sound or Bija Mantra SOM. Repeat in your mind or chant to soothe down your nervous system. […]

GROUNDING to the Earth

Come down to the floor. Lie down on the Earth. Feel your back body to the ground. Bend your knees and bring them together. Bring your feet mat width apart. Arms are bent L-shaped, elbows shoulder height. Feel your feet connecting to the ground and into the Earth. Breathe into your back body. Breathe into […]

Finding The Best Yoga Mat For You

With many different styles of yoga and various exercise routines that require a yoga mat, it can be confusing on how to choose the one that works best for you. Like most products, there is no one yoga mat for every person. Of course, personal taste, the environment it is used in and the level […]

Do you desire to connect deeply within?

Yoga isn’t about getting to know the postures. It’s about getting to know yourself. ~ Gary Kraftsow I came to yoga not because of the movement, the poses or exercise. You see I use to exercise really hard in a gym with weights and machines. This was my practice and my training. I learned the […]

Open Your Day!

Happy New Year, Happy Friday! On this bright NEW day of the year, I invite you to make some time in stillness. “Stillness not the lack of movement or energy, it is harmony in action”. Write a list of things that didn’t work and things that did work. Then reflect, without judgment or censor. How […]

Want an ‘essential ingredient’ to your resolutions?

My body mirrors my state of mind. I am healthy, whole and complete. – Louise Hay Greetings! Wishing you and your loved ones a Beautiful, Bountiful, Healthy and Prosperous Year! How is your New Year going so far? Each New Year brings a significant turning point to reflect experiences of the prior year. An opportunity […]

What is Yoga?

Take Time To Pause To Breathe Be Still Be Present Be Aware Be Here In this Moment Translated from Sanskrit, yoga means “yuj”, or to yoke, join or bring union to the mind, body and spirit. An ancient science developed in India over 5,000 years ago, the physical aspect (asanas) was formed as a tool […]

Life Nerve Stretch

Yoga isn’t about getting to know the postures. It’s about getting to know yourself. ~ Gary Kraftsow Life Nerve Stretch, also known as, Half-Seated Forward fold, Janu Shirshanana, is one of the keys to maintaining youth and to support your flexibility. The Life Nerve is located from the back of the heels, up through the […]