I recently read an article in Yoga Journal's June 2012 issue, "Morning Awakening" by Phillip Moffitt, suggesting to start your day with a thought of gratitude. "Gratitude can be calming to the nervous system." I don't think we have to be wealthy and or have everything we want to be grateful. Ever notice how some … Continue reading Gratitude
This morning I saw a mother bird trying to put a twig into the bird house that my son built. The twig would not bend and go into the hole for this frustrated mother bird. She tried several times and finally dropped the twig and flew off to return with a more flexible piece of … Continue reading Try, Try Again!
I was very inspired by a training I went to this weekend talking about the importance of building a sense of community in our classes as yoga teachers. During my MS Yoga class I was filled with joy because, this class has a very strong sense of community. These folks, get to class even though … Continue reading Community
My husband and I were reminiscing about our childhoods of the 70's when we were served an abundance of red meat with little flavor except salt and ketchup, neither of which do I crave now. No insult to our parents, this was just the times. I figured this is probably what lead me to … Continue reading Food Glorious Food
Last week I came down with a cold and was not sleeping well. I fortunately still had energy to go about my days however, every day I was sure to tune into what my body was calling for and Viparita Karani was it. This pose can be modified with legs over a chair especially if … Continue reading Viparita Karani
. Watching my children's caterpillars transform into beautiful butterflies reminded me of a persons ability to transform. A yoga and meditation practice can transform one's body, mind and spirit. I see how my body has transformed through my yoga practice, becoming stronger and more flexible. My mind is going through transformation as I find more … Continue reading Transformation
I am excited and looking forward to this new adventure of blogging, a new way to connect with people who are new to yoga or have been practicing for years, and to connect with people who are looking for a little inspiration to add to their day. I stumbled upon yoga with a gift certificate … Continue reading New Adventure