Best times to do Yoga

Yoga has its own timing! You have perfect timing choosing to read this email at this moment. :-)  We tap into that pulsation of the universe, those healing vibrations when we tune into yoga energy. Is there a bad time or a better time to do yoga we may wonder?  The best time to practice yoga is when you feel the most fresh. Traditionally, yoga practices such as mantra chanting and meditation may … [Read more...]

Springing Off your Mat

Springing off your Mat.... is easier than it sounds! We have a force field around us, within us that is packed with powerful momentum, just waiting to be unleashed! Yet. often times we feel tired, and we hesitate to move, without knowing why. The mind chatter tricks us into believing that we have less energy than we think we do!  We we feel tired we are thinking too far into the future and … [Read more...]

Tantra Yoga- Your Valentine’s

Tantra Yoga- Your Valentine! Say what? What exactly does that mean? Depends on who you ask. In the West, we tend to think of Tantra as two people's energies merging into one, in particular Yin and Yang duality  coming together into one unified infinite field of energy that sends energy up your spine! What if you want to have your own Tantra party? Well.....you totally can!! In fact, Tantra can be … [Read more...]

yoga cave

Secret Caves of Yoga Secret Caves of Yoga Fall showed up swiftly, staring us in the face with a deep gaze. Summer was a whirlwind with bursts of heat, gusty winds and lively colors all interwoven together. With little time for transition the best way to acclimate is to dive into the inner … [Read more...]

Seniors Doing Handstands

Seniors Doing Handstands Yogis say we are as old as our spine!  The young at heart don't feel their age, nor do they let it stop them from being adventurous!  Teaching yoga is full of surprises and unexpected visions of strength.  In particular, when it's time for inversions, people often surprise themselves. Recently, at a Friday morning LA Fitness yoga class, we decide to explore handstands. … [Read more...]

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year- Year of the Rooster! The Rooster energy evokes heroic nature, devotion, talent at speaking, problem solving, keeping things organized and many other desired traits. Birthday years of the Rooster are every 12 years- 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029...etc. To celebrate, P.F. Changs is giving away free entree night all this week, so delicious dinner "on … [Read more...]

Breaking out of the Blues

Happy "everything you celebrate" this holiday! In the next day or two, I invite you to step into yoga, even if its one foot- tree pose style. My wish for the New Year is that more people around you fall into yoga, without any effort.  What could be better in the New Year than being with a bunch of new people who say they can't stretch and then surprise themselves! By you being in the room, doing … [Read more...]

Moments We Live For

Moments We Live For It just happens to be a count down time in my life - 53 days until I tie the big knot! Just about everyone has something to say about that knot. It is quite the topic of connection. Amazing how we live in such anticipation. Our brains are often predicting what the day will be like or how the week will typically go.  We tend to base our answer to "how are you doing?" on what we … [Read more...]

Patience Brings Prosperity

Welcome to summer - the take it easy season! One step at a time in the sand adds up to an awesome beach walk! A lot of times we just want to run faster, run away, run because it is tough to wait.  With the strength of the sun beaming at us all day, it invites us to have patience, relax and let things unfold. I just returned from some amazing quality time doing "nothing" in the Dominican … [Read more...]

Yoga Vibes for Depression

In honor of connection, the world has bowed their heads together in acknowledgement of two great soul beings leaving their bodies recently; deep gratitude and respect to B.K.S Iyengar and Robin Williams. Both amazing men are world renowned inspirational leaders who did wonders for our human spirit! Robin graced us with his genius gift of comedy and Iyengar changed the face of the world from frowns … [Read more...]