Yoga Through the Hard Times

I have been practicing yoga for most of my adult life. My yoga practice helped me through the stresses of going to school full time while working two jobs. Yoga relaxed my achy body and keep my mind focused, when I had the genius idea of training for and completing an...

When Yoga Happens!

Take a moment to think about how yoga happened to you... Take a moment to think about how yoga happened to you. How did it affect your life? Almost everyone I’ve asked has their own unique story about how yoga came into their lives and why it has stayed with them. For...

The Great Mystery – Getting To Know Your Pelvic Floor

So many women (and men, hey, guys – welcome) I've worked with over the past decade have had some form of pelvic floor challenge. Yet many of them couldn't – or wouldn't – name it and make it known. A different issue brings them to their first private session, and over...

Sound: The Yoga of the Future!

I woke up at 4:30 am, so I am tired... my flight left LAX at 7:15am and I have three more hours in this tiny seat until I arrive in Virginia for a Yoga Therapy conference. I find myself agitated because I'm tired, because the wifi won’t work, because I can’t open my...

Replacement Therapy

From what I've experienced, most attempts to give anything up cold-turkey don't pan out. I can only think of one instance in my life where a sudden change did work, which was switching to a plant-based diet. Cold-turkey vegan (Ha!) Even with that, there was...

Yoga and Meditation: Good for What Ails You!

Cultivating Clarity of Mind For thousands of years, yogis and meditators have attested to the benefits of their practices, recommending a regular yoga and meditation practice as an effective treatment for stress, relationship problems, addictions and more. Yogis say...