Yoga is the awareness of the interconnectedness of all things, including our health and our consumerism. The toxins we are exposed to aren't limited to what we put in or on our bodies. There is a chain of unhealthy byproducts linked to everything we buy; created byRead More
Someone posed a question about visual imagery and releasing pain during meditation. Visual imagery during meditation is so important. If a visual suggestion or image doesn't sit right, doesn't flow, my mind will obsess on that one image.
The question posed was about how to be comfortable sending toxic energy out into the universe. The visualization of energy release is so important as the transformation of energy is what Yoga and Meditation are all about.Read More
Coming in from the street on a chilly day makes us, clients, and co-works want to feel warm and cozy, which requires different rituals from the warmer months.⠀
Tea is an everyday ritual for me, and in colder months it becomes an all day ritual. Changing your tea selection is an easy way to adapt self care rituals and business welcoming rituals to the needs of the season.Read More
As an entrepreneur or service provider..., how to charge what you are worth is often a dilemma. You don't want overcharge clients, but at the same time you don't want to underpay yourself. So you go back and forth, I should charge this much, no I should charge that much. You know it's true, we've all done it!
How to get over underchargingRead More
The use of Essential Oils through inhalation, application to the skin, or ingestion, is the practice of Aromatherapy.
Renowned for their antibacterial properties, essential oils have been used for thousands of years to treat illness and skin conditions, as well as for the pure pleasure of their aromas.Read More
If you keep a candy bowl handy for co-workers and clients, consider skipping the sugar and offer meditation stones instead.
River rocks are inexpensive and can be picked up in the floral department of your local craft store.
Holding a stone lightly in your hand gives your mind something peaceful to focus on. Close your eyes, feel the weight and texture of the stone,Read More
Neck pain and shoulder pain are common and interrelated. Whether you stand, sit, or drive for long hours, most of us hold our neck and shoulders in strained positions for long periods of time, resulting in chronic stiffness and pain. So what do you do when pain flares up?
In every yoga class I talk about how our bodies change from day to day and moment to moment. The yoga pose that worked for you yesterday, this morning, or last week, may not be the tool you need at this moment.Read More
I love simple, calming, rituals that can be done most anywhere. On warm mornings I like to sit outside to do this, on cooler/winter days I try to sit near a window, but anyplace really will do.
Ideally give yourself a minimum of 10 minutes.Read More
Coming to the mat as you are is preparation for going out into the world as you are. Yoga practice can bring up feelings of awkwardness, weakness, not being as good in some way as the person on the next mat, and not as far along in our practice as we would like to be.
The true practice of yoga is to witness these thoughts and emotions and let them pass by, rather than being invested in them; to observe who we really are without judgement or expectation.Read More
Simple self care rituals can go a long way in boosting your mood during any time you need a lift. This one will revitalize your skin, body, and soul.Read More