Yin Yoga Workshop on Saturday, September 10

Yin Yoga - A Journey of Healing the Body and Mind

Yin Yoga is contemplative and lends itself to self-inquiry.  We are not too distracted by alignments or the form of the poses, but create ample space for insight into stillness, allowing our natural meditation to be revealed.  Yin Yoga offers ...

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Get Comfortable Getting Uncomfortable

Wellness 10/9/2010 No Comments

This year I decided I would spend more time getting out of my comfort zone.  Pretty much I get a pain in my stomach whenever I wander outside my zone of comfort.    If you are a Seinfeld fan, remember the episode where George does everything the opposite of how he normally would?  I am living that Seinfeld episode (actually I'm always living a Seinfeld episode, but that's another story).  Before doing something, I ask myself how would I normally do this and then do something different.  I...

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Back to School Special – Healthy Children

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness. - Earl of Derby
Part 2 - Isn't it disturbing to hear that obesity in children is becoming an epidemic?  What exactly does that mean?  It means that nearly one out of three American children is clinically overweight or obese.  What does that mean?  Overweight means weighing too much and obesity means having too much body fat.  Both terms mean that a child's weight is g...

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Back to School Special – Focused Children

Wellness 25/8/2010 No Comments

Part 1 - How can students excel academically if they can't focus?  How can they excel if the teacher has to deal with discipline issues in the classroom?  How can they excel if they are being bullied and teased, have low self esteem and poor self image?  How can they excel if they are so stressed due to family issues? I know from speaking with teachers and parents, that many of them are concerned with the problem students have with attention and discipline.   While it is...

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Do you express gratitude?

Wellness 18/8/2010 No Comments

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."    ~  William Arthur Ward    
I have an awesome yoga teacher who told us while in savasana (corpse pose), to think about 10 things you are grateful for.  What?  Ten things?  You'd think that was easy.    For me, things like my daughter, my grandchildren, my.....hmm I can't think of anything.....  It was very challenging f...

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