new yoga classes

What is Yoga? I have written this question in preparation of my classes so many times and each time the answer changes as my perception and knowledge have grown and evolved just as my practice has. To me, yoga is a place where I can show up to foster that connection with myself. It just…

guide to creating a heart-based yoga practice

In our beginners yoga class we are talking about the importance of “setting up” our practice through a series of stages or steps.  These are the ones that I have outlined for my own practice, and have found great benefit to having a plan of attack so to speak… All of these steps are connected to each…

questions

What are your questions about yoga? It could be anything such as: Why is the breath so important? What’s the point of savasana? What are the benefits? What is namasté? To make my classes more personalized to you, I would love to hear what you wonder about, what you question, what holds you back from…

gentle yoga for beginners

The very first time I went to a yoga class, the instructor asked me to be a witness to my thoughts. I had no idea what he was talking about and it has taken me countless hours studying, researching, and reading to figure out what he was talking about. It was that one statement that…

watcher of the breath

Have you ever… felt your breath move through your body? noticed how it moved through your body? observed your mental state as you were breathing? focused only on the breath? witnessed the difference the breath can create? become the breath? linked your spirit to the breath? allowed your SELF to surrender to the breath? received…