In the Ayruvedic Tradition, it is recommended to start one's day with a morning ritual. These rituals can aid in firing up digestion, bringing about a feeling of groundedness and are overall balancing. After attending a mini workshop on Ayurvedic Morning Rituals, I made a commitment to myself to begin more of a routine … Continue reading Morning Rituals
Recently in our final days of onsite training for Urban Zen at Wexner Heritage Village, the Rabbi Cary Kozberg joined us to deliver a most inspiring maybe even, life changing speech. He commented that Urban Zen offers people "Sabbath moments" in their daily busy, stressful lives. He spoke about the Sabbath as a time to … Continue reading Sabbath Moments
I've really missed being here! I hope this finds you and yours well! This past summer I set an intention to spend quality time with my kids and I did just that. We had a wonderful summer together! My kids for the most part got along. We didn't go on any extravagant vacations, we … Continue reading Living with Intention
Ardha Chandrasana has become one of my favorite yoga poses. By engaging the core and finding the strength of the standing leg, I can open into freedom, into a feeling of bliss. I often tell my students that by practicing balance poses we can find balance in our life off the mat. Hmmm.... With my … Continue reading Balance On and Off the Mat
A Heart of Love made by Gail Spirit Sky It is etiquette to turn off your cell phone upon entering a yoga studio. This practice helps us to drop into the present moment and tune into our breath, sensations and the community in the room. I've taken this practice off the mat and … Continue reading Disconnecting to Connect
I had a wonderful practice this morning. As I laid down for Savasana my mind started to wander to posting here. I was thinking that maybe I would post about setting intentions for practice, teaching and, living, for that matter. I would share how I set my intention to be present and open to … Continue reading An AHA Moment
The start of a new year offers a time to reflect on what is working for you and what is not; what thoughts and actions are leading you to your best self. The beginning of a new year opens the door to possibilities. My yoga practice deepens my life experiences and fosters a life lived … Continue reading Possibilities!