The Road to Healing- It’s not a one man show.

The Road to Healing- It’s not a one man show.

Over the years as I moved through and then out of chronic anxiety, I learned a lot about healing.  You might think that because I teach yoga and credit it with helping me through it all that I would tell you yoga is THE answer.  But I won’t.  The truth is…   Healing is not… Continue Reading

Letting go of holding on

Letting go of holding on

Life is a practice. We practice shaping our world into the kind of place we want to live. Choosing a home, making it pretty. Choosing work, making it fun. I’ve been married for 25 years. Raised two children to adulthood, and grown hobbies and businesses.  In the process I’ve accumulated a lot of stuff.  … Continue Reading

The Zen of Dogs- Masters of the moment.

The Zen of Dogs- Masters of the moment.

Do you ever notice yourself worrying about the future or pining for the past? When you get caught up in any moment other than the one that you’re actually in, you loose your ability to be present and enjoy the life you have. Dogs on the other hand … seem to have mastered the art… Continue Reading

How to know when to come out of a yoga pose

How to know when to come out of a yoga pose

Ever find yourself in a yoga pose that felt more like a torture chamber? Ever wondered when it was okay to come out? Well, wonder no more!  Here are three signs that it’s time to come out of a yoga pose.   #1 Pain. There are two kinds of pain.  There’s the kind of pain… Continue Reading

A Tale of a Kitty

A Tale of a Kitty

I have a sweet kitty.  She’s really shy.  Last weekend she taught me something about fear. I had company in town and having strange people in the house freaked her out! She spent most of the weekend hiding under the bed. I would peek in on her from time to time to make sure she was… Continue Reading

Sing a little song. You’ll feel better.

Sing a little song. You’ll feel better.

Of all the tools in yoga my favorite one is sound. If you know how to use it- sound can put you to sleep, pump you up, or calm you down.  It’s easy to use, works super fast,  and you can use it anywhere. Here are a few sing-songy-chanty bits for you to play with.… Continue Reading

2 ways to ask for testimonials

2 ways to ask for testimonials

Yoga teachers- this ones’s for you! In my last post you learned how to write a terrific testimonial. Today, we’re goning to explore how to ask for one.   Testimonials help potential clients understand if your business is a good fit for them. But sometimes getting a client to write a testimonial can be like… Continue Reading

10 tips for terrific testimonials

10 tips for terrific testimonials

This post goes out to all the yoga teachers out there who are looking to gather great testimonials (and to all the unsuspecting yoga students who may be asked to give one).   One of the most important aspects of any business are testimonials. A terrific testimonial allows a potential client to take a look… Continue Reading

Yoga Firsts

Yoga Firsts

There’s A First Time For Everything- My Yoga Firsts I’ve been reflecting on yoga firsts-  first time I took a yoga class, first yoga friend, first yoga book, the first time I did a head stand. Sometimes firsts are awesome. Sometimes, well… notsomuch! Here’s a rundown of my yoga firsts.   First Yoga Video I… Continue Reading