Tag: yoga

Teaching Yoga to Seniors & People with Osteoporosis

Yoga is amazing. It helps us relax, relieves depression and anxiety, and helps us get back into shape. Sadly, not everyone can practice yoga with the same agility and energy, and for people who already have problems with their bones,…

5 Breathing Techniques for Anxiety

“Observe your own body. It breathes. You breathe when you are asleep, when you are no longer conscious of your own ideas of self-identity. Who, then, is breathing? The collection of information that you mistakenly think it’s you is not…

Awakening Your Inner Child

“See the world through curious eyes of a child. Excitement, playfulness and wonder will become part of your life again. Awaken the child from within.” ~Tejal Patel How I Found My Inner Child When I was a practicing divorce attorney,…

10 Blissful Songs for Your Yoga Playlist

The other day I had a fellow yoga teacher ask me, “what’s a good song for my yoga playlist?” As a yoga teacher, I put a lot of effort into my playlists. They have to create a mood, set a…

Why I Am Thankful For My Yoga Mat

It’s an old yoga mat, but when I rest my head on it, it has that old familiar smell. My yoga mat is bright pink with swirly mandala patterns all around. I bought it in a TJ Maxx several years…

Vipassana: Learning From the Silence

I always hated silence. Those moments when there’s a pause in speech and the room suddenly goes quiet. Or the times that you are home alone and the television is off, so all you hear is the sound of your…

3 Steps to Embrace Your Mission as a Light Worker

  The world is in the midst of a mass spiritual awakening. So many of us are feeling the urgency to step out of the chaos, drama, and pain…and into the light. Never has it been more prevalent for us…

Understanding Tree Pose

I sit behind a computer for 8 hours a day. I bet you do too. Yesterday, I stopped typing and cracked my back. When I stood up, my shoulder cracked. As I moved to the break room, my ankle cracked….

21 Reasons to Meditate

When I first learned about meditating many years ago, I was a fidgety 20-something, who was impatient, inattentive, and immature. I remember the torturous moments of shavasana, laying on the ground in yoga with my mind rushing with a million thoughts….

4 Ways to Open Your Heart Chakra

There are many reasons to guard your heart. After all, we all know what it feels like to be hurt by people we cared for or have our hearts broken. When you are in the middle of a break up,…