Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Time warps


I am doing a 21 day meditation with Oprah and Deepak.  I ran across the link on Facebook and figured I could use the encouragement and structure of a challenge.  This challenge is all about reframing your relationship with time. … Continue reading

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On Getting Comfortable with Uncertainty


The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the amount of uncertainty that you can comfortably live with. – Tony Robbins Week 5 is done, Man!  In case you don’t know, that’s a riff off of a quote … Continue reading

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Week 3 – On Contemplating Change Vs. Implementing Change


Today was the first week of normal classes at CNS.  Monday we had Basic Massage. Tuesday was Advanced Technique. Wednesday was Business. Thursday was more Advanced Technique.  Friday was Anatomy and Pyshiology. I’m concerned about my success in A&P because … Continue reading

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On adaptation – a wobbling toward equanimity


Two weeks down!  In some ways I still feel as if I cannot believe I am here.  In some ways it feels as if I have always been here.  The thing that strikes me the most about being here is … Continue reading

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One week down…


I survived my first week away from home, in a new city, taking a new class, developing a new routine, experiencing new people, learning new things, seeing new sunsets, admiring new trees, driving new roads, walking new paths, building new … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Movement


Where have I been, you may be wondering??  Well, let me tell you. It’s a story that begins at the latest last summer and at the earliest back in high school, with a few milestones in between. I’ll start at … Continue reading

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After further thought…


My students Thursday night asked me a couple of questions that I was not really prepared to answer.  I tossed out the first thing that came to the top of my head, but after further reflection, I have more to … Continue reading

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New Yoga Sequence on YouTube!


Hey-O!  I’ve gone and done it.  I bought a new microphone, so I could film some high-quality yoga videos. I plugged the mic in, did a 2 second test, and replayed the video.  NO SOUND!!  So I plowed forward, sans … Continue reading

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Where Worlds Collide


Last week I attended the Iowa Women Lead Change Conference in Cedar Rapids, IA.  It was a really amazing conference, with a lot of thought-provoking speakers.  But what really blew my mind, was that when I went to the Dubuque … Continue reading

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Foot Rollin’


One of my favorite things to do with the Yoga Tune Up® balls is roll the bottoms of my feet. It’s also one of my favorite things to teach.  It’s one of the most impactful areas to roll out. It … Continue reading

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