This is an unpublished post loosely related to the yogic idea of santosha from a couple years ago. I found it as I looked through draft posts today, preparing to begin to blog again. I find it especially poignant now. After my recent loss, I have found myself vacillating between wanted to be in my […]Read More
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How improves life, life improves yoga.
Why do we need a road trip yoga practice? Because, hours upon hours in the car does not make for a happy body. But, one of the best parts of roadtripping is that you can stop any time you like! Here are my favorite roadside yoga poses. Stop and try these every hour or two […]Read More
Relaxation is an underrated and underutilized tool. It always amazes me how many layers there are to a relaxation practice. How, even when I think I am relaxed, I soon discover that I was only partially relaxed. And, sometimes, I was only pretending to be relaxed and I was actually being habitually “productive” with my […]Read More
A deep breath can seem impossible sometimes. Oftentimes when we talk about the need for deep breath and the reasons that our breath becomes shallow, we talk about stress and anxiety. And, while stress and anxiety can lead to shallow breathing and can be helped with deep breathing, sometimes the reason we can’t breath deeply […]Read More
Sometimes its nice to stick close to home. For me that’s around the Central New Mexico area. I am always amazed at how many gorgeous, diverse places I end up exploring, even just within an hour of my home. New Mexico is truly beautiful, with nooks and crannies holding canyons, petroglyphs, wildflowers and spectacular views. […]Read More