Just For Today…

It's been awhile since I posted anything about Reiki. While Reiki is a big part of my life and my spiritual development, I have found that it is more difficult to write about than yoga, self-care, meditation, or other aspects of wellness largely because if you haven't been attuned to Reiki energy, then you won't... Continue Reading →

Yoga Break: Asana

Well, we've arrived at Week 3 of our eight-part series on Patanjali's eight limbs of yoga, and I'm willing to bet that this is the one a lot of you have been waiting for. After spending the last two weeks discussing quite a few foreign Sanskrit terms, we're finally going to talk about the physical... Continue Reading →

Yoga Break: The Niyamas

It's Tuesday again, and you know what that means: Yoga Break! We are right back at it this week with a brief discussion of the second limb of yoga. Just as there are five Yamas (see last week's post), there are also five Niyamas. While the Yamas deal more with the way we interact with... Continue Reading →

Weekend Self Care: Abhyanga

You know those times where you're stressed to the max and your shoulders get all hunched up and your neck gets tight and the only thing you can think of is how great it'd be to get a massage? If you didn't raise your hand, you're lying. Seriously, though! Massages work wonders to ease both... Continue Reading →

Yoga Break: The Yamas

Welcome back to another Yoga Break, everyone! Last week's topic was a brief introduction to the Eight Limbs of Yoga, which are going to serve as the framework for our Yoga Break discussions over the next several weeks. We're starting our exploration off today with a look at the first branch (Yama) so let's get... Continue Reading →

Yoga Break: The 8 Limbs of Yoga

When most of us think of yoga, the first place our minds go is to a classroom full of students perched precariously on sticky mats in various poses. Or, maybe you imagine an old Indian man seated in Lotus Pose chanting "om", a Lululemon store packed with funky leggings, or a posh, hazy-with-incense studio in... Continue Reading →

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