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Weekly Picks for Online Yoga

Hey yogis! Stuck at home? No need to let your yoga practice lapse. Grab your mat and enjoy some yoga from these awesome teachers.

Coronavirus Interrupting Your Yoga Practice?

If you’re opting to stay home from class, or if you’re yoga studio has temporarily closed due to local restrictions, you can still catch a class. There’s an abundance of online options to keep you going.

The Waiting Game

I remember high school dances, with us girls all lined up waiting for a teenage boy to come ask us to dance. Only once a year could the girl offer the invitation, on Sadie Hawkins Day. The rest of the time, it was a waiting game. It’s a waiting game again. How long will this […]

Why I’m Grateful for My Problems

I’m grumbling about my challenges today: too many things to do, not enough time, not enough money, can’t make headway on my projects, gaining weight, menopause weirdness, sprained my ankle . . . but then I pause. I take a breath . . . I’m actually grateful for my problems. Yes, you read that right. […]

Valentine’s Yoga DMV

As we approach Valentine’s Day, love is in the air. Celebrate love with your someone special, or your true love – YOU – and plan for a little self care. Give a little love. Here’s some options to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the yoga studio in your neighborhood: How to Be Love in Chaotic Times […]

Slow down, you move too fast.

One of my yoga participants recently said that she’s never still – she’s always busy doing something, gardening, cleaning, community projects, etc.. This is all great, but it left me thinking about our cultural programming around stillness and busyness. We’re taught to value constant productivity. It’s not okay to just be still. What I mean […]

How Much Yoga?

When you decide how much yoga you are going to do, you are deciding two things:  (1) what to do with some available time (a simple thing), and (2) what your goal in life is (a really big deal!).  You are really choosing —do you want to be happy or do you want to be […]

Create Your Family’s Mantra

My family is in the process of selling our home in Chicago and relocating to San Antonio Texas. Moving can be incredibly stressful and without coping skills to handle the unfamiliar territory, our families will struggle. However, with change comes growth. Creating a mantra helped us to understand how we can work together and grow […]

Ancestral Healing 101

Ancestral Healing, along with practices of Ancestral Honoring & Reverance, have become increasingly popular in recent years. Among those called to heal personal wounding from early life experiences and traumas, as well as difficult family dynamics, considering the ways that we are affected by the lived experiences of our ancestors has enlivened the conversation of […]

Happy New Year: DMV Edition

There’s no better place to ring in the New Year than on the mat! Here’s our roundup of New Year’s practices in the DMV to close out 2019, and welcome 2020! New Year, Know You: An Asana and Meditation Journey to Connect to Intuition and Guide Intention Reset and Restore into the New Year: A […]