I needed something light today - and this video always makes me laugh. I love mountain biking - and the mountains have been saving my ass from my own grief and sadness these last couple of months (and especially these last couple of days). So grateful for the earth and the pines. https://youtu.be/WPVRU7jSYkQ Despite the mountains ...
The right to be alive. First Chakra. Our connection to Earth and to the Cosmos. Our right to be free. How are you supported in your right to be? Can you look in the mirror and say, "I am enough?" How does it feel to know that your being alive is enough? I am proposing ...
Several years ago I learned an exercise similar to the one I am presenting here based on an Abraham Hicks Teaching. This is my own version of the exercise. I borrowed this post from one of my workshops. The exercise was based on writing and using the energy of the new moon. I've revised it for ...
Fool for love. Creative process is good. Relaxation is good. Make time for good things. https://youtu.be/y33PVE1DI-A "Oh My Love" is a song written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono that appeared on Lennon's Imagine album in 1971. George Harrison contributed guitar on this song and several other songs for the album. (wikipedia) John: Well I ...
Astrologers are saying a lot of letting go with this Libra New Moon today - a closing of the lunar eclipse from the end of September. What was revealed to you that you can let go of now? "Don't give a little bit and then take it back . . ." Make some space to ...
We are moving on to the heart chakra in this session of Writing the Energetic Body. I've been really busy this last week - healing from a cycling accident and having changes come up at work. Getting to the heart, for me, is perfect timing right now. The little video is a good reminder to ...
Breathe consciously and rhythmically; inhale to the count of three, exhale to the count of three. This will synchronize your brain waves and your heart rhythm.
Move calmly. Best is to regularly practice yoga postures or asanas which gently move the body, stretch the muscles and turn the mind inward to more awareness. Asanas performed consciously in the right sequence—with proper holding, concentration, breathing and relaxation—release blockages of energy and recharge you with new vitality.
Resist spending too much effort, no matter what you are doing. Effort needs to be balanced with relaxation.
Take time alone to find yourself. Constantly being in a network of relationships is very draining.
In both classes, students will build flexibility, agility, and strength while increasing mental, physical, and emotional peacefulness.
High Mesa Hatha: Gentle yet challenging yoga based on the classical styles of Sivananda, Kripalu and Jivamukti yoga. Breathwork (pranayama), vinyasa (flow), asana (postures), meditation and relaxation are key. Release stress and build calm energy after a day of working.
Peak Tranquility: Wind down with yoga nidra ("yogic sleep" or conscious deep sleep), guided imagery, and intuitive asana to deepen your sense of body/mind awareness and relaxation. Prepare to be refreshed.
What to expect
I am an experienced yoga instructor who offers:
- a safe, non-competitive, supportive, and fun atmosphere;
- small classes (10 to 12 students);
- individual attention and adaptation to personal needs;
- focus on the breath, movement originating from the core, visualization meditation, relaxation; and,
- an open space for suggestions and Q and A.