Yoga and the Breath: Antidotes for A Stressful Life
Stress is unavoidable. Although we often equate stress as negative and undesirable, the pressures that we encounter as we tackle life’s challenges and face our edge are often the impetus for growth and change. But too much stress can leave
Pranayama for Everyone: Bhramari Breath Practice
One of the dirty secrets of the yoga world is how few yoga practitioners—and how few teachers—do pranayama, yogic breathing exercises. It's better in some yoga traditions than others, but overall I've been shocked to see how few of my
Why Won’t My Neck Relax?
You may feel that sometimes, no matter how much you try to stretch your neck there is no relief. One of the ways in which this may manifest is if you lay down on the floor without a pillow and it
Embracing Death – Lessons in Grief, Gratitude and Grace
Nothing prepares you to watch your best friend die. While we may be able to embrace the idea of impermanence on the mat, off the mat we run headlong into the brick wall of loss and grief. Most days I