repair work

Sashiko stitching One of my hopes as a yoga practitioner and teacher is to practice what I learn on the yoga mat, in the rest of my life. There is always the most expected benefits: When you start moving more during a class (no matter the format), you will move better...
Benefits of jumping jacks and down dogs

Benefits of jumping jacks and down dogs

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. – Psalm...
Benefits of jumping jacks and down dogs

integrity… and core work

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the convictions of things not seen.” – Hebrews 11:1 What I believe inspires what I practice.  Integrity.  When I teach class, I constantly mention keeping your core engaged. I do this for several...

The power of your nervous system… one of the many benefits.

I talk a lot about the power of our nervous system. God knew what He was doing when He created us, and I don’t go a day, without being grateful for some of the tools He hardwired right into us. Here is a bit of my own story of how and when I began to experience...