It’s a big practice in the yoga world to share birth stories; many “celebrity” yogis get press highlights to share theirs. Throughout our pregnancy, and now with Holly at home, my primary feeling is one of protection. We’ve waited a long time to have this… Read More »Hollis’s Birth Story
Restorative Yoga + Sound Healing Workshop March 31, 2018 from 6-7:30pm at The Yoga Harbor $20 in advance, $25 drop in Register Now Of the many words I hope people use to describe me, there is one I know they would use even if I… Read More »Restorative Yoga + Sound Healing Workshop
Black Metal Yoga Workshop April 7, 2018 from 6-7:30pm at The Yoga Harbor $20 in advance, $25 drop in Register Now I recently asked my husband what people who don’t practice yoga think of yoga. He thought about it and said, “That it makes you happy… Read More »Black Metal Yoga Workshop: What’s it all about?
Last night, I was building my puzzle, and Reid was perusing the Internet. He said, “Someone on this forum is asking for guided meditation classes in the South Bay. There are a lot of answers. Should I send them your way?” It’s a tricky question for… Read More »2 Reasons Meditation Classes Are Scarce
Yoga is my gateway drug, and meditation is my drug of choice. I deal in the former in hopes of getting people hooked on the latter. Like many people, I didn’t need my meditation fix when my life was easy. Meditation became my ritual in the… Read More »3 Best Books for Radical Transformation through Meditation
Yesterday, our teacher training group was discussing contentment. What do you do to be more content? The question caught us all a little off guard, as we realized an active contentment practice is something we should have but mostly don’t. One student asked, “Does being grateful… Read More »Try This Instead of Making a Gratitude List
Shortly after we opened our doors, Lisa Menard Schmahl gave me a simple piece of advice. She told me her grandmother was a gardener and kept to the motto: “The first year it sleeps, the second year it creeps, the third year it leaps.” I learned this phrase… Read More »Sleep, Creep and Leap: Our goals for 2018
I can’t remember ever feeling this much warmth and fuzziness in my life. I’m generally a prickly person – just ask anyone who has ever lived with me. It’s coming as a shock. I’m the proverbial Grinch whose heart was too small and has suddenly grown… Read More »My home at The Yoga Harbor
You know all those guided meditations that are so popular these days? I think they’re lying to you. I don’t think those lies are harmful; most people tell me those recorded meditations are helpful. But, to me, they are lies in that they aren’t really meditations. They’re… Read More »Do I Have to Sit to Meditate?