Inner Evolution | How Yoga Practice Addresses Racism

I’m sure like you, I have been navigating this deeper reckoning of our collective racist history and what I can do for our collective good. I certainly have more questions than answers, but I do know that when yoga is practiced with sincerity it is an offering, a heartfelt desire to transform ourselves into love […]

By |June 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Lung Health through Ayurveda & Yoga

illustration by Ann Leda Shapiro

In the midst of Covid-19, I wanted to offer some Ayurvedic health ideas to keep the lung tissue healthy. We all have our achilleas heel in the body and the lungs have been mine throughout my life. They have given me many learning opportunities and I hope that some of this […]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to use your Yoga Practice to be a Spiritual Warrior during Tumultuous Times

Listening to the news…my heart breaks a little more with each story of injustice, and yet the very practice that strips away my defensive protection is also my most powerful ally to meeting and responding to the political unrest we now face daily.

Being a yogi equates with a fine-tuned sensitivity and […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Relaxation: The Key to Everything Healing

The most important thing you can do for your health is surprisingly simple: Relax.

Relaxation is the foundation that supports good digestion, strong immunity, stable mental health, sustained meditation, balanced yoga, a good nights sleep and healthy relationships and yet, it is surprisingly scarce in our daily lives. I’m going to share a little bit more […]

By |November 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Importance of Treating Yourself to a Retreat

I think we all know the obvious reason to retreat: to get an unplugged, deeply rejuvenating dose of relaxation and stress release such that we feel refueled and joyful. In a group retreat, we get the added benefit of being energized by the collective buzz of an intentional community. These benefits are certainly […]

By |September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|