5 10, 2016

Yoga for Shoulder Pain Series

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Yoga for Shoulder Pain Series Find pain relief and strength with yoga, breath and posture for rotator cuff injury I created these a couple years ago but realized I never really posted them here. So here they are! There are certainly other aspects I would address, such as lifestyle, nutrition,

25 08, 2016

Yamas and Niyamas: In. This. Moment. Why Are We Hurting Ourselves?

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This is hopefully a simple read, but one that I find important, addressing several Yamas and Niyamas I see this all too often in teaching yoga classes that I am compelled to write about it. And as a yoga student, I too have experienced it. “It”…being the conscious (or perhaps

27 11, 2015

4 Ways to Get Your “Yoga On the Go”

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Yoga On the Go I've heard before. You've heard it before. Shoot, I've said it before. "I don't have time for yoga."  NOW I know this is true. There is always time for yoga. Or perhaps you might have thought, "I don't know how to do yoga."  Well, you're in

28 08, 2013

Mental Balance: Daily Yoga Practice (II)

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Ever feel out of mental balance is out of sorts? Stressed? Anxious?  You wouldn’t be human if you haven’t. What happens? Heart races, stomach tightens up, perspiration, shallow breath. Suddenly you’re in the thralls of a physiological “stress response” regulated by the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic in this case). If you remember

29 03, 2013

Posture Improvement: Looking for Patterns

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Posture Improvement: I know it's important, but how do I improve it? During my physical therapy graduate education, postural assessment was a key factor in all evaluations. And we were taught that the shoulder of dominant hand was often lower than the opposite side. And that was it. No true