Sublime Side Lean

11 09, 2017

September 5

2017-12-30T13:03:42+00:00

I am really out of the blogging habit after my summer hiatus.  It was a complete whirlwind of a summer beginning with four trips to some high altitude places - Chicago skyline, British Columbia, Colorado and Switzerland.  After almost two months of travel, I was ready to come home and find my roots.  My vegetable [...]

September 52017-12-30T13:03:42+00:00
1 03, 2017

February 28 Restore

2017-03-01T21:24:00+00:00

I am so so glad to be back in the swing of things this week.  Last week, I had a family emergency, that put my life as I knew it "on hold".  But now that I look back on it, life really was not "on hold" at all.  Life happens and that includes family emergencies. [...]

February 28 Restore2017-03-01T21:24:00+00:00
25 03, 2016

March 22 Restore

2016-03-25T08:08:00+00:00

 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+00:00
11 02, 2016

February 9 Restore Blog

2016-02-11T15:04:00+00:00

CHITTA  - MONKEY MIND  - ANNOYING THOUGHTS  - LACK OF FOCUSYoga Sutra 1.2 Yoga is the control (nirodhah, regulation, channeling, mastery, integration, coordination, stilling, quieting, setting aside) of the modifications (gross and subtle thought patterns) of the mind field.yogash chitta vritti nirodhah(read more on www.swamij.com)Recently in class and in this blog, I have been sharing some [...]

February 9 Restore Blog2016-02-11T15:04:00+00:00
30 09, 2015

September 29 Restore Series

2015-09-30T20:01:00+00:00

I am clenching my what??  Jaw clenching, eyes straining, forehead furrowed. What are we to do?  Try these relaxation and strengthening techniques for the face.  They can be done any time of the day or right before savasana to deepen your relaxation. Work the muscles with facial yogaThe age-old concept of yoga for the face has [...]

September 29 Restore Series2015-09-30T20:01:00+00:00
25 09, 2014

Sept. 23 Restore Series

2014-09-25T13:35:00+00:00

As I opened my eyes this morning, I noticed that my right side of my cheek was feeling a little wet.  Yes it rained in my room.  I really must have been zonked out throughout the night not to notice that the  rain was coming in my window.   But this rain is a welcome [...]

Sept. 23 Restore Series2014-09-25T13:35:00+00:00
15 05, 2014

May 13 Restore Series

2014-05-15T10:38:00+00:00

The video blog...Sit yourself in front of your computer, iPad, phone or even your television for the next few videos.  The first one is Jillian Pransky's short video for Prevention Magazine - Easy Yoga for Weight Loss.  Then there are two more videos on the Cleansing Breath from YouTube.  Sending light and love your way. [...]

May 13 Restore Series2014-05-15T10:38:00+00:00
29 01, 2014

January 28 Restore Series

2014-01-29T17:08:00+00:00

Yet another morning with a covering of snow on the ground.  It has become so routine to see white, feel cold, take in the rawness to this unprecedented winter.  Is this my winter of my discontent? Nope, sorry, I have not joined the naysayers of winter. Yes, I have had to drive in the icy, [...]

January 28 Restore Series2014-01-29T17:08:00+00:00
15 11, 2013

November 12 Restore Series

2013-11-15T09:09:00+00:00

I throw my hands up in the air, look up to the sky and ask "Why me?".  Why is this stuff happening to me?  A boatload of problems this week, everyday a new one surfaces.  The onslaught feels like pelting rain.  It has been my experience that problems arise in threes.  The dryer goes, the [...]

November 12 Restore Series2013-11-15T09:09:00+00:00
14 10, 2012

October 9 Restore Series

2012-10-14T07:55:00+00:00

Brrr.... a bright and chilly start to this morning as I forgot to turn on the heat last night.  Nothing like cold noses, toes and seeing your breath in the morning.  Thank you for your patience while the latest blog was updated.  I love technical difficulties.  It really makes me appreciate my life when things [...]

October 9 Restore Series2012-10-14T07:55:00+00:00