We all breathe, but do we experience breathing? On each breath comes prana, the subtle life force, carried to us by the air. The prana that comes to us when we breathe is the same energy that animates all physical matter. By making the breath slow, deep, and conscious, we make the most use of [...]
Dear friends who have known me as a yoga teacher and leader, I have—and will continue to— advocate for natural self-help tools that yoga, meditation, breathing practices, and mindfulness provide so graciously in our everyday lives. You and I know these things work.
In these tumultuous times we all need a "brake" on the brain and emotions at times. You can do this anywhere, anytime. Just find a private space (bathrooms work!) and go to it! This Kundalini Yoga meditation was originally given for women, but men can also benefit from it. It may give essential help at [...]
For yoga teachers, schoolteachers, therapists, and parents at all levels of yoga experience. Prepare to move your body and be young at heart in this fun, insightful, and practical training.
I talk from myself and to myself through journaling. A journal entry after the 2017 US election looked like this.
Every thought, every feeling, every action has a particular frequency of energy or vibration.
As any parent or teacher will tell you, nurturing children in a mindful way, and giving them the structure they need to thrive is a big job.
Parents, caregivers and educators know that it takes effort to be in a state of heart-connection and mindfulness when they are with children.
Several years ago, I traveled to South Africa to train adults about children’s yoga, and as part of my time there, I was invited to share my work with caregivers in an orphanage.