This guided Yoga Nidra practice for the earth element is grounding (pun intended).
Have You experienced Yoga Nidra?
I often say that Yoga Nidra is sort of like if you imagine that a guided relaxation and meditation had a baby 😂.
Sometimes Yoga Nidra is referred to as the Yoga of sleep or Yogic sleep, but that’s not really accurate. Read More “Guided Yoga Nidra Practice for the Earth Element”
Is Yoga Equitable? This is a question I ask myself often.
Equity, of course, is a massive and very in-depth conversation that is likely beyond the scope of this blog post.
To be clear for this post when I speak of equity, I’m coming at it from a financial perspective.
For a large part of my life I had been what people would have described as ‘the working poor’. Read More “Is Yoga Equitable? Why I offer sliding scale pricing.”
We are in a transition, within the transition. What I mean by that is we are part way through Fall and yet not quite at winter.
We have moved away from the ultimate extroverted, Yang, fire element of summer (which was a big transition to make) to the more introverted, Yin-like time of autumn. Read More “Yin Yoga for Fall”
I’m a Yoga Therapist who specializes in helping folks with back pain with the goal of getting them to a state of Back Health.
I’m also a Yin Yoga Teacher and Yin Yoga teacher trainer, so I love classes that focus on Yin Yoga Back Health.
So I have spent years studying Back health and teaching Back-focused classes.Read More “Yin Yoga Yoga for Back Health”
Do you have tight shoulders?
Having tight shoulders is pretty common in our modern times and can often lead to other problems like forearm and wrist issues.
All the work we do at desks on computers over time, tightens up the muscles of our shoulders and the fascia.
While moving Yoga practices are suitable for our muscles they don’t do as much for our fascia. Read More “Yoga For Tight Shoulders (video Practice)”
Have you ever tried to sit for Meditation and been uncomfortable or in pain?
Although many of us likely sat on the floor a lot as kids, as adults we often don’t keep this habit up. Sadly sitting in chairs (which starts as early as grade one) begins the downward spiral that ends up in tight hips and weak backs which can make sitting on the floor difficult. Read More “How To Sit for Meditation (comfortably)”
If you are new to Yin Yoga please check out this post first.
If you were to look at the OG Yin Yoga books out there (by Paul Grilley, Sarah Powers or Bernie Clark) you could think that Yin Yoga is a practice just for the waist down.
But actually, Yin Yoga can be a head to toe practice.Read More “Yin Yoga A Head to Toe Practice”
Yin Yoga is a style of Yoga that is growing in popularity.
So, What is Yin Yoga and how could a beginner start a Yin Yoga practice?
In this post I’ll talk a little bit about Yin Yoga history and include a video Yin Yoga For Beginners that I filmed with Do Yoga With Me. Read More “Yin Yoga For Beginners (with practice video)”
Yin Yoga for Tight Hips (a video practice)
Many of us have tight hips. In fact, one of the most common requests I get in my Yin Yoga classes is for poses to help with tight hips. This tightness in our hips is often caused by the amount of time we spend sitting in chairs. Read More “Yin Yoga For Tight Hips”