Yoga Practice

Yoga 101 for Therapists

Yoga is the 6,000 year-old science of the mind. As outlined in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, one of the oldest texts on Yoga, Yoga is the cessation of the mind-stuff (1:2) or essentially turning off our monkey minds. While Yoga in the western world is known by its physical side of poses and a… Continue reading Yoga 101 for Therapists

Self-Care, Yoga Practice

Mindfulness Practices for Kids: Why We Need to Start Them Young

this article original appeared in April/May 2018 canfitpro magazine  I’ve been struck recently by the importance of the TD Bank ads surrounding teaching our children about money. Speaking for myself, I can certainly say I learned the hard way on this road. Interestingly enough, until the last few years we’ve also maintained the same attitude… Continue reading Mindfulness Practices for Kids: Why We Need to Start Them Young

Life & Love, Self-Care

What I Wish I Knew Then

I’m certainly not a person who has regrets, and certainly not because I haven’t made a ton of mistakes or got stuck on the wrong path for too long. But really because I know that all of these experiences, and probably mostly the ones that didn’t feel so great at the time, have helped shape… Continue reading What I Wish I Knew Then

Class Themes, Yoga Practice, Yoga Teacher

Class Theme: A Practice for Healing

In light of the very recent event this week in Toronto and also a few weeks past in Humboldt, our entire country could use a big hug right now. Whether we know someone involved or are just trying to process what happened through media outlets and shared stories, we grieve as a collective. We feel… Continue reading Class Theme: A Practice for Healing

Self-Care, Yoga Practice

Finding Ways to Cope in Light of Tragedy

In light of the very recent event this week in Toronto and a few weeks past in Humboldt, our entire country could use a big hug right now. Whether we knew someone involved or are just trying to process what happened through media outlets and shared stories, we grieve as a collective. We feel the… Continue reading Finding Ways to Cope in Light of Tragedy

Self-Care, Yoga Practice

When Life Hands you Lemons – Do Yoga!

How many times have we heard: turn that frown upside down, embrace the positive, look for the silver lining, I’m sure I could go on. The reality is, it’s not that easy and sometimes we need to be angry or sad to really process what is happening. It’s become socially unacceptable to be anything but… Continue reading When Life Hands you Lemons – Do Yoga!