Alternate Nostril Breathing

17 01, 2019

January 15 Restore


The Kripalu Effect Cover your ears if you are sensitive to TMI, but there exists something called the "Kripalu Effect".  The first signs are eating way too much at their delicious and nutritious meals in their dining hall.  Then you begin to feel the bloated "I've eaten too many beans and veggies" feeling, which could [...]

January 15 Restore2019-01-17T13:18:34-05:00
30 11, 2018

November 26 Restore


Happy Post-Thanksgiving to All, We've been blessed with this practice of restoratives offered up through many teachers and many traditions.  I am grateful for their teachings which they've shared over the years. Here is a smattering of those who've influenced me and my teachings. My students, my clients, Jillian Pransky, Judith Lassater, Sara Duke, Carmen [...]

November 26 Restore2018-11-30T13:39:15-05:00
15 11, 2018

November 13 Restore


The first winter storm has arrived and thankfully, I can hunker down at home during the worst of it.  I've adopted my winter wardrobe consisting of slippers, PJ bottoms, no bra (of course), layers of long sleeve shirts and sweaters, and a scarf. I keep up this glamorous appearance until all vestiges of winter are [...]

November 13 Restore2018-11-15T20:08:50-05:00
26 10, 2018

October 23 Restore


Book Review True Yoga or How to Bring the Yoga Sutras Alive This incredible book by my friend and colleague Jennie Lee, is a practical, spiritual guidebook into the Yoga Sutras.  The Yoga Sutras are the foundation for how we are in this world and how we are with ourselves.  We practice asana (poses), breathing, meditation, [...]

October 23 Restore2018-10-26T10:57:52-04:00
7 03, 2018

Mother Nature’s Last Stand 3-6-18


I know that I won't be popular as I state this, but I love these last ditch efforts of Mother Nature to coat our world in white.  My view may be myopic as I enjoy the snow from my home and do not have to drive out in it.  My heart pours out to those [...]

Mother Nature’s Last Stand 3-6-182018-03-07T10:21:54-05:00
14 09, 2017

September 12


There are so many inspiring people out there and so many inspiring stories.  I was driving to my first yoga class this morning and thinking about all the other people driving to wherever they had to be.  Which got me to thinking that many of them are also going to their place of work.  And [...]

September 122017-12-30T13:03:42-05:00
12 05, 2017

May 9 Restore


It may not seem like a true May spring out there to us but my allergies know it.  The Alternate Nostril Breath can help clear out those nasal passages making the stuffies subside. And try adding this 5 minute meditation to your day to release the stagnant air and bring in fresh energy. Brought to [...]

May 9 Restore2017-12-30T13:03:42-05:00
13 10, 2016

October 11 Restore


When life gives you lemons, make lemonade (various Carnegie, Hubbard, etc.)That is how I feel about my Daily Lessons in life.  And boy do I get them.  Not a day goes by that I don't learn something about myself.  It could be the smallest inkling of understanding that I will store away in my memory bank [...]

October 11 Restore2016-10-13T13:01:00-04:00
14 06, 2016

June 14 Restore


This has been a pretty rough week thus far.  I don't need to rehash why.  But where does one turn when the world seems a pretty rotten place.  How do we heal ourselves and others?  First step is inward and then outward.Our approach to the inner realm must be slow, gentle and filled with compassion [...]

June 14 Restore2016-06-14T18:53:00-04:00
25 03, 2016

March 22 Restore


 FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING EVERYWHERESpring transition means letting go of the old relationship, situation or event and making a new beginning. As spring leaves bud and flowers bloom, you, too, will find new energy to make a new beginning.Give yourself time alone. What do you need now? Think about what you want right now. What is waiting [...]

March 22 Restore2016-03-25T08:08:00-04:00
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