It is a rainy, dreary day here in Maryland and I am not complaining. I have an unexpected day off of work and the kids are off of school. Sweet freedom! It is the perfect day to curl up with a good book. I often site some of my favorite reads in class, and thought … Continue reading My Favorite Books (of the moment)!
Many students ask me if practicing yoga is enough to get in and stay in shape. Just like everything, it depends. I personally cannot maintain my yoga practice without strength training. If I don't strength train, I tend to become injured from my yoga practice. This may not be the case for each person, but … Continue reading Is Yoga Enough?
Flex Time: Yoga Provides Many Healthy Benefits for Seniors Age is just a number, and even when our hair grows grey, and our skin grows wrinkled, it doesn’t mean we can’t push ourselves to live active and healthy lifestyles. Many seniors today have realized that there’s an easy way to stay active, mentally sharp, and … Continue reading Guest Post by Harry Cline – The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors
Whoah. I did it. I passed the NASM CPT test. On the first try. Since I used advice from a few blogs, I thought I would share my formula for success. I purchased the least expensive Self Study option from NASM. It was expensive, but I was prepared for the cost. When my materials arrived, … Continue reading I Passed the NASM CPT Test
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Several years ago, I experienced 61 Points which is a guided relaxation technique often used to relax the body prior to practicing Yoga Nidra. My teacher introduced the technique as a guided savasana, and that is how I have been teaching it. My students love this relaxing practice. During 61 Points, you are made aware … Continue reading 61 Points – Guided Savasana
These are a few of the yoga class playlists my students have requested more information on. They were originally a separate page on my website but I thought it made more sense to make a blog post with this information. From time to time, students ask about the music I play in class. I … Continue reading Yoga Class Playlists
I am organizing my website. I had a page called "Readings" but thought it made more sense as a blog post. I am re-posting here. February 26, 2011 Letting Go Author Unknown To let go doesn't mean to stop caring, It means I can't do it for someone else. To let go is not … Continue reading Letting Go
I signed up to participate in Hanuman Academy's Yoga & Self Mastery Summit. It is a free, week long, online summit featuring master yoga teachers and consciousness leaders. I scanned the featured presenters and was sold immediately! Rod Stryker. Say no more. My Yoga Teacher Training program featured 5 days with Rod Stryker. He is … Continue reading Filling Up My Cup
Scrolling through Facebook this morning brings back so many painful memories. I was working in Baltimore for Legg Mason when we heard about the World Trade Center being hit. It was so overwhelming. We went to the trading floor to watch the TV's. I was terrified. I was already completely out of my comfort zone … Continue reading We Will Never Forget