A Simple Pause

Take a moment of pause today. Pause to notice your breath and the miracle of your life. Pause to notice the beauty of the world around you. Pause to slow down and simply BE.  What is the hurry?  When we stop to pause we allow ourselves space in the present moment to notice and be aware.  There is power in a simple pause. For healing to happen one must pause and rest.  For understanding and clarity one must pause to…

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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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Snowed In

After 4 days of ice, snow and very little sun shine there is hope!  The sun is out, the temperature today is predicted to be at least 40 degrees and I can hear the a steady stream of water off my roof, proof that the snow and ice is melting.  After 4 straight days with temperatures in the 20's I am ready for arctic blast 2011 to melt away!  There is talk of more cold temperatures and ice/snow in the…

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