Daily Intent: Guided By Spiirt

Daily Intent: Guided By Spiirt
Daily Intent: August 2, 2016 Guided By Spirit. How often do we have a gut feeling and we do not trust it? How many times have we not listened to what we feel? Our instinct is the voice of our spirit. When it is fogged over, corroded by mistrust and anger and no longer turned on it is hard to... Read More

Open Heart In Times of Struggle

Open Heart In Times of Struggle
Daily Intent: July 28, 2016 Open Heart in Times of Struggle. Can we keep our hearts open when struggle is in play? Can we not shut down in any way to avoid what we are feeling? YES YES YES I say!!!!!!! As seen here, I can keep my heart open and forward fold without shutting down or compressing my ribs.... Read More

Daily Intent: Feeling Our Feelings

Daily Intent: Feeling Our Feelings
Daily Intent: July 26, 2016 Feeling Our Feelings. I felt some disappointment this morning so I chose a few poses I knew would ground me in feeling what I am feeling. I no longer numb out, vacate or blow it off, I feel it and let it move through. If it gets stuck somewhere I let that happen to, it... Read More

Self-Care Education: Raw Emotional Support

Self-Care Education: Raw Emotional Support
Today, I was working with a client in a private yoga session.  We then transitioned to his self-care practice session, and as we were beginning to create a practice for him, WHAM!  My own emotions came up!  I had two choices: one was to cover up these beautiful raw emotions and the other was to reveal them. Which do you think I chose?... Read More

Self-Care: Be Gentle With Yourself

Self-Care: Be Gentle With Yourself
Last night I was on my mat and I had remembered how sick and suffering I had been. I flashed upon the brutal thoughts that kept me isolated, my manic depression that I allowed to keep me crazy and my cutting that continued to numb out all the pain I was feeling. Ironically I was “sober” but really I just... Read More

Confessions of a Stressed Out Yoga Teacher

Confessions of a Stressed Out Yoga Teacher
My first article with Healing House Publishing, so grateful! I called it the horizontal halt. On a friday morning in March I awoke to my skin on fire, a cold in my bones and all my energy drained from my body. Staying in bed was the only option. There was no way I could teach my five private clients plus... Read More