Changing Directions For a Few Days

I spend most of my time teaching people in yoga classes or working individually or in small yoga therapy groups.  I love what I do!  However, I've also spent some time over the last year as a mentor to new yoga therapists in training.    This is what I get to do for...

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Our Choices Make Us Who We Are

“We all make choices, but in the end our choices make us.” ― Ken Levine I've been thinking about choice this week.  Sometimes we may feel like we don't have a choice, but usually we do.  It may be that you have 2 options and neither of them are really great, but you...

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Why is Change So Painful?

'All conditioned things are impermanent' - when one sees this with wisdom, one turns away from suffering.  -  The Buddha I've talked with a lot of people over the last few weeks about change.  Most of them are not happy with me leaving and I keep having similar...

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Why I’m Disappointing So Many People

I've spent the last few weeks letting people know that I won't be teaching 2 yoga classes anymore.  It's one of those bittersweet moments for me.  I'm very ready to move on to the next phase of my life, but I've spent almost 12 years teaching these classes.  So,...

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I Sometimes Get in My Own Way

I'm a planner. I want to know my schedule and what is happening in the days ahead.  The problem is that when I do this, I don't allow space for the unexpected to happen and sometimes it's the unexpected things that are the most beautiful in my life. So, when I plan...

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Accept Support for Yourself in Times of Change

When I'm in a transitional period of life, I can get inpatient.  I want to be on the other side of the change already.  Not in a few months, but now.  I want to get to the results but not experience all of the growth that it takes to get there.  Have you ever been...

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Healing Through Community Ties

I came across a quote recently that got me to thinking about the communities that I live/work in each day.  That quote is "A single sharing of a deep trauma or loss with another can improve health." - Dr. Wayne Jonas.  To me this refers to community ties.  I see these...

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What does your Next Chapter look like?

Some days I think that I know the path that I'm taking in life.  Other days, I feel like I don't have a clue.  Either way, I've figured out a general direction that I'm going and that feels amazing already!  Now, I just need to decide on my path to get there. The...

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My Daily Life Sometimes Gets in the Way of My Larger Goals

This past week was tough at times.    I had computer issues that prevented me from having an online session.  There were cancellations & other sudden or unexpected changes to my schedule.  I also needed to do some planning for my upcoming groups yet couldn't seem...

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Why Has Everything Changed?

My son moved out for boarding school a year ago.  My daughter moved out over 5 years ago.  I've been an empty nester for awhile and I keep hearing the same thing from my kids when they come home for a visit.  It's usually a complaint or comment along the lines of "Why...

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It Took a Snowstorm to Remind Me to Slow Down

I'm as guilty as everyone else. I pile as much as I can onto my to do list. Then I wonder why I'm tired or sick. I'm only putting things on it that I want. I love what I'm doing. I'm excited to serve other people as a yoga teacher and yoga therapist. So, why do I keep...

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It’s Time to Dream Again

Sometimes life gets overwhelming and it seems that I can barely get my head above water.  When that's happening, I'm definitely not dreaming.  Instead I'm in survival mode and not able to see the possibilities in my life.  I can get that way from time to time just...

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Make Every Day a Thanksgiving

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. -William Arthur Ward During the month of November, especially as we get closer to Thanksgiving, our thoughts can be about gratitude. ...

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What Gets You Excited to Get Out of Bed in the Morning?

When was the last time that you were eager to get up and start a project, go to work, explore a new place or even enjoy a hobby?  Has it been awhile since you had that type of excitement in your life? Do you even remember what it is that you like to do? I know from my...

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That’s Not My Challenge, You Can Have it!

My son is now 18 and is a senior in high school.  That means he's in the middle of applying to colleges and deciding what is next after high school.  I'm a bit removed from it since he's living at school.  Being an empty nester, I'm watching him go through this...

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My Dog Broke her Leg and I Learned a Lesson

My Dog Broke her Leg and I Learned a Lesson

My dog broke her leg about 8 weeks ago.  This meant that she had to adjust to life with only 3 legs, at least temporarily.  This also meant that it took her a little while to learn how to walk, climb stairs and do all of her normal activities.  She was in pain the...

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I’ll Take Care of Myself Later or not?

Have you ever found yourself with a to-do list a mile long and still growing?  Have you felt like you just can't spare a minute to breathe let alone meet a friend for a fun lunch?  How do you feel when the demands on you are greater than your time and energy?  I know...

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About Me

I'm a mom of 2, a wife and a yogini. I have over 11 years of experience in yoga and I thrive on helping others find peace in their daily life.

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