It’s Got to Ebb If It’s Going to FlowI 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 Set UpI’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 TeacherThis 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
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
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
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
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
- 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
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