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Yoga for High Achievers

Raise your hand if you’re a high achiever. Or if you’re constantly making (and checking off) To Do lists. Or if you’ve ever called yourself a perfectionist. Or you stay up late doing “just one more thing.” Or you are afraid of disappointing people so you over-volunteer. If so, I’ve got the perfect thing for …

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January 2022 Yoga Calendar

Here’s your January 2020 yoga calendar to kick off your yoga journey to feel better in the new year. The more often you practice, the quicker you start to notice your results. You’ll get stronger both mentally and physically. You’ll build self-confidence both on and off your mat. And you’ll find peace in the present …

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Easy Bedtime Yoga

Ever had one of those days where you can’t wait to get into bed but once your head finally hits the pillow, you feel wide awake? This easy bedtime yoga sequence will help you let go of some of the stress and anxiety that’s keeping you awake and let you sleep more deeply. Modern society …

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Wake Up Gratitude to Feel Better

Gratitude changes you. Seriously! Gratitude changes the way you think, your outlook on life, and how you approach difficult situations. Gratitude helps you feel better, but how? What we put our attention on grows. If we always look for problems and focus on the negative, the neural pathways for negative thinking become stronger. Practicing gratitude, …

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Restorative Yoga with a Bolster

Restorative Yoga is so much more than resting. It’s also more than just yoga. Yes, it is yoga, and it is deeply restful but because it allows us to stay in these nourishing poses for longer periods of time than usual it helps us feel even better. It enables us to relax, slow our breathing, …

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Yoga to Conquer Self-Doubt

Have you ever walked into a room, and thought, “What was I thinking? I can’t do this!” or “There must be a mistake, I’m not qualified,” or even as simple as “What am I doing here?!?” You’re not alone! We’ve all experienced those moments of self-doubt and feelings of Imposter Syndrome! There are ways to …

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Strong, Stable Knees

Knee pain and discomfort affects a lot of us. In fact, about 25% of adults have some form of limitation in terms of mobility or function that impacts quality of life. Yoga can help by strengthening and stretching the major muscles around the knee. The yoga sequence below works the quadriceps for knee extension, hamstrings …

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Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga helps relieve stress and combat the negative effects that stress and anxiety have on our bodies. A restorative yoga practice encourages us to relax, slow our breathing, and focus on the present movement. This shifts us out of fight-or-flight and into a parasympathetic response of rest and digest. Restorative Yoga is a deeply …

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Self-Care to Feel Better

The first step for any self-care practice is to acknowledge that it is not selfish and that it is so much more than an annual spa day. Daily self-care allows us to feel better: guilt-free and without breaking the bank. I love how the WHO defines self-care as “the ability of individuals, families and communities …

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Daily Mindfulness Techniques to Come Back to the Present Moment

Mindfulness is proven to reduce stress, can lower blood pressure, helps boost immunity, lets us sleep better, and it’s free! That’s at least five wins by my count so why isn’t everyone talking about using mindfulness to come back to the present moment? I think it’s because some people are afraid that it’s too spiritual, …

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