There is Hope… At some point in life, 1 in 4 people, worldwide, will be affected by mental or neurological disorders.  This link offers brief descriptions of Common Mental Disorders.  Nearly 2/3 with a known disorder never seek help. Shame, stigma, mis-information keep people suffering in silence. You can learn more at World Health.     Yoga is…

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By no means is this information meant to be all inclusive or diagnostic. This is a brief compilation on causes and types of trauma to increase awareness. For in depth reading I recommend Bessel van der Kolk’s The Body Keeps the Score and Peter Levine’s Waking the Tiger. Yoga instructors interested in specializing in Yoga…

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As I was listening to Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis, over the past few weeks, several times I felt inclined to pause and write a blog post for you. As life moves rapidly and 99% of my Audible time is while I’m driving or deep into cooking, I would mentally note this and…

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2017 The Trance of Scarcity – Victoria Castle * Overcoming Trauma through Yoga – Emerson and Hopper Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma – Peter Levine The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D. Good bye Hurt and Pain – Dr. Deborah Sandella It…

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Meditation, what is it? Should I do it? How do I meditate? First, let me share why and how I came to the practice of meditation. When I first began my Yoga Teacher Training in 2015, I defined myself as a worn-out Type A personality. My life was a constant flow of working hard, working harder,…

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Tweet What is Yoga? Yoga is a science-backed practice for relieving stress, calming the mind, and strengthening and opening the body. Who can benefit from Yoga… Anyone with any of the following: back pain, headaches, digestive issues, or insomnia… Everyone who ever felt overwhelmed or anxious…  Individuals who understand life will be more comfortable with a few, simple tools to help them…

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