My journey to becoming a yoga therapist began during my years of yoga practice prior to becoming a teacher.
Personally, I am aware of the healing aspects of yoga (and its potentially injurious ones), and how yoga can connect you more deeply with yourself and others.
Years ago, yoga helped me to manage anxiety, be present in my body, and change unhealthy thought patterns, thereby helping me to cultivate a different relationship to myself and heal a long-time eating disorder. Over subsequent years…
Last November I had a single unexplained seizure, a full-on grand mal seizure, with loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions - just like what you picture from the movies. (Translated into English, "grand mal" means "big bad"....charming....) The experience and its aftermath provided me a big opportunity to practice the deeper, non-physical parts of yoga. Read More
What better pose to write about for the first blog on my revamped website than Tadasana? Tadasana, also known as Mountain Pose, is our neutral standing posture, and it is the foundation for all standing yoga poses.
On the surface, Tadasana might seem to be "simply" standing upright, but it’s hard to stand up straight in a way that sleeves and supports the wave-like curves of your spine in a healthy way. You need… Read More