Last week, my chosen "every day" pose was Setu Bandha Sarvangasana. I picked this pose for two reasons: I don't particularly like it and I felt like my psoas, quadratus lumborum and erector spinae muscles were tight. I hoped in picking Setu Bandha to develop...

I don't know if this happens often in my kitchen, and I can't figure out what exactly comes together as the sun streams through the windows to make this shape, but at 10:08 this morning, a heart made of sunshine appeared on my kitchen floor. I'm...

[caption id="attachment_619" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Mindfulness Coach Chade-Meng Tan[/caption] I'm still not sure what I think of this entire article from Wired Magazine but I find this quote very interesting and his instruction reminiscent of Purna Yoga meditation techniques. "As before, Meng’s voice lowers and slows to a...

Summertime is travel time, and lately, all my students are asking me for travel yoga poses. Whether they are anticipating being hemmed in to a tight space on an airplane or sitting for hours on long road trips, every one wants to know how to...

[caption id="attachment_580" align="aligncenter" width="500"] find more lovely lettered quotes at 2013yearoflettering.tumblr.com[/caption] I'm taking Ovid's advice today and resting.  For the first time in my life, I am not a super-busy, million-things-on-my-plate, over-extended person, and this has been the state of my existence for nine months now. ...

Last week I announced my "every day" pose for the week to be Parshvakonasana. My intentions in practicing this pose were to balance my asymmetry between my left and right sides and to work on two main actions: flowing the hamstring of the front leg...

Ruts, grooves, patterns, habits.  We all have them.  My husband likes to tease me when while driving to one location, I, on the virtue of habit alone, inadvertently turn away from my intended destination to follow instead one of my more typical driving paths. Whenever...