Who Wants to Make Today Awesome with Yoga?

I have had the pleasure of being asked by a high school friend to be a guest presenter at KidCon in Chicago.  I can’t even begin to tell you how excited and humbled I am by this opportunity.  Teaching kids yoga is just so much FUN!  It gives me the chance to share the practice I…

I Am a Sucker for Myers Briggs

Anyone?  Anyone else love those personality tests that offer tidbits of insight into who they are?  I love them.  I have probably taken them 20+ times.  Always coming up with the same answer, so at least I am consistent!  What I do find fascinating is not only the accuracy of those tests, but the insight…

Loving Kindness Meditation

Loving Kindness is a meditation of compassion, kindness, and friendship–a feeling of warmth for oneself and others. The practice is an easing of the mind and heart, allowing the feeling of pure love. Loving kindness comes from a truly selfless place.  An audio version of the Loving Kindness Meditation is available by clicking HERE! Here is a downloadable version…

4-7-8 Breathing

The 4-7-8 breathing  technique was developed Dr. Andrew Weil.  It’s roots are tied to ancient yogic breathing called pranayama.  This breathing technique can help relax you, bring you back into balance, and ground you.  The 4-7-8 technique trains the mind and body to focus on the breath, rather than other thoughts that may be swirling in…

Why Yoga?

Let me take you back to 1988,  I was in 7th grade at Twin Groves Junior High.  Life was good, the 80’s were good, I was happy.  I was 12 years old, rocking my chambray Z. Cavaricci pants, awesome perm, I basically felt like I ruled the world.  It was lunchtime, I was sitting with…