I'm always happy to see an article from Aadil Palkhivala featured in Yoga Journal.  The latest My Yoga Mentor newsletter from YogaJournal.com had this article from Aadil discussing the why and the how of teaching students to work from feeling rather than force. As teachers, everything...

  As some of you know, Whitney and I took to the road at the beginning of August with our senior shih tzu, Orson, and our newly-adopted pup, Edie.  We traveled to Missouri for Whitney's parent's 50th wedding anniversary celebration. As I posted earlier, traveling gives...

Yesterday I traveled from Asheville to Jefferson City, Missouri with my husband Whitney, our senior dog Orson, and our newly adopted puppy (one week tomorrow!), Edie Peach, for the 50th wedding anniversary party for Whitney's folks.  Traveling with Orson is old hat, but with Edie...

"Without the sustained intention of focusing on the present, and calming the mind, going to a yoga class is literally just going through the motions." - "Yoga: Changing the Brain's Stressful Habits" by Alex Korb, Ph.D from his PreFrontal Nudity column for Psychology Today I found this...

In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali lays out the ashtanga path of yoga, detailing the 8 limbs of any yoga practice as yama (controlling the organs of action), niyama (controlling the organs of perception), asana (poses), pranayama (breath work), pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses), dharana (concentration),...

Saying nutrition is a huge part of my yoga practice is an understatement. I'm just as conscious of what I eat as what poses I practice and how much time I spend meditating.  Changing my diet to an anti-inflammatory one has been instrumental in bringing...