Our bodies, being part of the natural world are affected by the change of seasons. Understanding the qualities of the season allows you to live in greater harmony with nature’s rhythms. It also gives you insight into recognizing what may need tending to within yourself to create balanced health.

The spring season is characterized by […]

Celebrating Winter Solstice

Bowing in infinite gratitude, releasing that which no longer serves and setting intentions to illuminate the path.

The Winter Solstice is the longest night and the shortest day. The dark triumphs but only briefly. For the Solstice is also a turning point. From here (until the Summer Solstice), the nights grow shorter and the […]

Sitting in Solidarity at the Wisconsin Capitol

The yoga studio or mediation hall is not the most appropriate place for political debate. However, these practices have great tools to offer and can serve as a message of peace as we navigate political upheaval. Yoga and meditation can teach us to stay grounded when the ground feels groundless. The practice can teach […]

Room to Breathe

Stress has become an epidemic in our culture. Our society rewards multi-tasking, often we are rushing to meet the challenges of the day while anticipating what may come next, this contributes to feeling stressed out, over burdened and disconnected. Coping with caffeine and sugar, exasperates depression, anxiety and insomnia. Yoga offers a healthier approach and […]

Optimal Breathing

This week I was asked to write a response to questions for a natural health publication on yoga & breathing, here it is! How can improper breathing patterns harm the body? How can yogic breathing help correct such patterns? Optimal breathing has a direct link to our physical and emotional health. Improper breathing, or […]