health at every size
December 22, 2018
Every year I share a list of holiday self care reminders. This year I want to add something to the list.
You are allowed to pause.
When you’re busy, emotions are running high, and y...
May 2, 2018
If there’s one thing you remember the next time you get on your mat to practice yoga (or lace up your running shoes or get on a machine at the gym), let it be this:
If it hurts, change i...
March 12, 2018
I often hear from folks who want to try yoga but are convinced that they don't have the right gear or the right body or the right lifestyle for it. It's no wonder! When we think of yoga...
July 6, 2017
I teach a pose in my yoga classes that I've been calling the “funky flamingo.”
Obviously the funky flamingo isn’t a sacred, ancient yoga pose! It’s just a fun shape with a silly name...
December 11, 2016
Something I often hear from clients after private yoga lessons is, “I wish I could do this right before bed. I would sleep so well!”
That’s where one of the best parts of private yoga...
May 18, 2016
I'm not too worried about how yoga poses look. I'm interested in how they feel.
During a yoga class some years ago, I was practicing a warrior pose and experimenting with how different...
March 17, 2016
The summer before I started yoga teacher training, I aggravated an old running injury and found myself with continuous knee pain. Most movement and even some sitting and lying positions...
October 16, 2015
When I work with private yoga clients, we co-create homework assignments. These may include poses, breath work, and meditation. But there’s one pose that I recommend to everyone, since...
July 10, 2015
A yoga teacher friend and I were chatting recently about our mixed feelings about yoga on Instagram (a photo-sharing social media site/app). I'm excited about the diversity on Instagram...
June 15, 2015
As much as I enjoy teaching them, I know that group yoga classes aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. Sometimes you just want to spend time on your yoga mat on your own terms, away from a crow...
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