Self Care

The MAGIC of Back Bending!

The Magic of Back Bending So when you hear the word back bend, do you think of some crazy pretzel like stretch where your feet are touching your head from behind? Well that is not what I mean when I say back bend. I mean anything that bends your torso past neutral. So a back [...]

Do you Play?

Play time is essential to our well being, just as rest and work are. It is very easy for me to :”bring my work home. The other day I was driving home from my office, and I was thinking about things I didn’t get to finish. I knew I could easily continue to work once [...]

What is Meditation?

If you don’t already know, I teach a Gentle Yoga class once a week and have been practicing yoga for a long time.  Meditation can sound scary and I want to demystify it for you. Meditation is a way to focus and essentially quite your mind. The benefits are endless: Mental clarity Being more present [...]

Make it Enjoyable!

So I know how health, wellness and fitness goals can be. I know for myself it used to be that I would start out all fired up, and then as time went on, the flame started to dim. From my own experience and talking to many clients, I see that there are a few things [...]

We all know how to breathe, but how often do we take a deep breath? Deep breathing has profound effects on our mental clarity, gives us more energy, and also is our direct route to relaxation.  Most of the time we are using a small amount of our lung capacity, breathing shallow into just the [...]