Life & Love

Each Little Step

You know that old saying, one step forward and two steps back. How it feels that much of our life seems to operate in this way. We start to make in roads and then suddenly are set back by something unforeseen. I sometimes feel that I waste a lot of energy here. Why are things… Continue reading Each Little Step

Life & Love, Yoga Philosophy

Freedom + Joy

Sounds pretty lovely doesn’t it. But here’s the thing – that’s your given right on this planet. You have the right to be happy, to live fearlessly to embody joy in each moment. So what’s standing in the way? You. I’m sorry to be so blunt. I’m also sorry for the things that happened to… Continue reading Freedom + Joy

Life & Love

Gratitude as a State of Being

A little harder to wake up on this cold rainy morning in early Fall. A little tougher to get focused sitting at my computer, my coffee cup already empty. Cats curled up on my desk having a snooze. The wind in the trees calling me to look outside yet again. And I sit here full… Continue reading Gratitude as a State of Being

Class Themes

Class Theme: Santosha/Contentment

The ability to accept what is, is the foundation to santosha. Santosha or contentment is one of the five niyamas which describe the ethical values in which we treat ourselves. The others: purity, discipline, self-study and surrender. Santosha is certainly a challenging lesson in particular as we face hard times, though it also gives us… Continue reading Class Theme: Santosha/Contentment

Self-Care

Self Care – NOW!

This article originally appeared in canfitpro magazine Jan/Feb 2018 edition Too often my clients are coming to me suffering from high burnout. Trying to take on too much, to be everything to everyone, to be at the top of their game every day. Well sure these are great things to have on your list of… Continue reading Self Care – NOW!