See the Good, Be the Good

These are my thoughts on how to counter daily life stress off all kinds, but especially that caused by local/global media (in all formats) and social media. I was inspired to write this last year after returning home from vacationing in Mexico.  I returned home to flags at half mass and immediately started to research what world event occurred or who was being honored.  I was very sad to discover that the world event happened in Dallas (I live just outside…

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Fluid & Free

“We are born into bodies that are fluid and free. Yet for most of us, this state of grace is sadly short lived. Judgement, emotional wounds, fear and loss become stored deep inside our muscles and bones, leaving us with shoulders that sag, hips that are locked, arms that can’t reach out, hearts that beat behind a stone wall. When we move our bodies we shake up firmly rooted systems of thought, old patterns of behavior and emotional responses that…

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Whispers & Screams

"When you listen to your body whisper, you don't have to hear it scream."  Author Unknown As a yoga instructor I often encourage students to listen to their bodies and it's for this very reason.  When we listen to and honor the subtleties, physical sensations, the breath, the quiet voice within, emotions and intuition (innate intelligence deep within us all), we can prevent our body's "screams" and the risk of injury in our practice.  Learning from past experience is also…

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So What is this Scaravelli Yoga? By Marc Woolford

I wanted to share the below article because Marc is an awesome teacher I have had the privileged and pleasure of working with for a brief weekend.  I hope he returns to the states soon so that I may learn more from him.  He has a wonderful teaching style and way of expressing Vanda's message and how yoga has inspired him.  Enjoy! So What is this Scaravelli Yoga? Vanda Scaravelli was an inspired and inspiring woman, who came to yoga…

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