Want to Share Massage At Home?

Want to Share Massage At Home?

Online 3-Hour Thai Yoga Massage Taster Workshop

I miss teaching Thai Yoga Massage!  This past year we haven't had a lot of touch in our lives, including massage, and that lack of touch is deeply felt. So I thought that, while I'm still in lockdown, I might put the offer out to share an online 3-hour Thai Yoga Massage Taster wi..read more

It’s Got to Ebb if It’s Going to Flow

It’s Got to Ebb If It’s Going to Flow

I heard this adage the other day, and it came on a day when I really needed it.  Being in lockdown for so long has been tough.  And for me it comes on the heels of a few really challenging years of injury, loss, and a big move across the world.  So, it should have been obvious to me that my creative energy would be in a bit..read more

My Virtual Yoga Studio Tech Setup

My Virtual Yoga Studio Tech Set Up

I’ve had a lot of questions from students on how to go about setting up a virtual studio, so I thought I’d share some ideas, experiences, errors, and improvements from my own experience this past year.

First, a hardware and software overview:

  • Platform: Zoom. $226 per year for a professional membership
  • ..read more

Boundaries: Tips for Maintaining Your Practice as a Teacher

Boundaries: Tips for Maintaining Your Practice as a Teacher

  This week I had a great chat with a teacher in training, and she remarked that her yoga practice had changed in that now her mind is busy noticing cues, transitions, sequences, and other teaching skills when participating in a class, rather than just focussing on her own practice. I could really ..read more

15 Years of Yoga Teacher Training

Yesterday I marked the 15-year anniversary of my first yoga teacher training course, and did the best thing to acknowledge the date, celebrated the completion of my 45th yoga teacher training class.

What I feel the most in this moment is gratitude; gratitude that I am still able to do this ..read more

Ahimsa and Vegetarianism

I got this question from a teacher trainee this week, and it does tend to come up a lot, so I thought I'd share my answer with you (that is, how I'd answer this question this week)

To Practice Ahimsa Do You Have to Be Vegetarian?

To the question about..read more

Things We’ll Do

Life in lockdown has been boring.  It's necessary, I have no qualms about staying at home to help my community (and the world!) overcome this pandemic, but life has gotten small.  So, my sister came up with this great idea of how to stay hopeful, optimistic, and how to prepare to start having adventures again, big and small, once we can all move back ..read more

Aims Cards

Download Free Aims Cards

To start this New Year, I thought I’d share with you some Aims Cards that I made for my own practice.

A few months ago in a post I did on What Do Beginning Yoga Students..read more

Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Spiced Pumpkin Soup


  • 1 Sugar Pumpkin (or 2 15oz/425gram cans pumpkin)
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced  
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger peeled and grated *
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ..read more

Self-Massage for Self-Care

Something many of you might not know about me is that I had a car accident when I was a teenager and my face was quite badly damaged. I’ve had a lot of surgery and a lot of various therapies since then, but my face still hurts most days.  So, when I learned this face massage sequence in my Thai Yoga Massage training it became a staple in my self-..read more

What Do Beginning Yoga Students Need?

What Do Beginning Yoga Students Need?


What do New Yoga Teachers Need to Remember About Teaching Beginner's Yoga ?

This has been a common discussion in my yoga teacher training programs for years now – what can the general public comfortably do in a yoga class?  Are they binding their toes in a seated forward fold?  Are they flowing into Upward Fa..read more