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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
11 09, 2017

September 5


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 52017-12-30T13:03:42-05:00
1 03, 2017

February 28 Restore


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 Restore2017-03-01T21:24:00-05:00
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
11 02, 2016

February 9 Restore Blog


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 in class and in this blog, I have been sharing some [...]

February 9 Restore Blog2016-02-11T15:04:00-05:00
30 09, 2015

September 29 Restore Series


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 Series2015-09-30T20:01:00-04:00
25 09, 2014

Sept. 23 Restore Series


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 Series2014-09-25T13:35:00-04:00
15 05, 2014

May 13 Restore Series


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 Series2014-05-15T10:38:00-04:00
29 01, 2014

January 28 Restore Series


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 Series2014-01-29T17:08:00-05:00
15 11, 2013

November 12 Restore Series


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 Series2013-11-15T09:09:00-05:00
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