Ishvarapranidhana: The Art of Self-Surrender

 Ishvarapranidhana: The Art of Self-Surrender

How do you feel when you are told to surrender, let go or soften into the present moment? I don’t know about you, but for me those words only work when I am feeling relaxed and peaceful. During times of stress, especially when I am caught off guard, surrendering does not happen automatically. It is a behavior that…

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Transitioning From Winter to Spring According to Chinese Medicine

Transitioning From Winter to Spring According to Chinese Medicine

The spring equinox, also known as the “vernal equinox,” marks a time of transition from the colder, darker months of winter to the longer, brighter months of spring. As the sun moves over the equator, and day and night become more equal in length, the birds chirp louder and the earth begins to bloom again. According to Chinese Medicine…

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Svadhyaya: How To Use The Practice Of Self-Study To Ease Loneliness

Svadhyaya: How To Use The Practice Of Self-Study To Ease Loneliness

Thinking back to my late 20’s I remember feeling lonely. I didn’t have a lot of “tools” back then to help me manage stress, so this feeling kept recurring on a loop resulting in a serious health decline that lasted for years. Loneliness rises with…

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What is GYROTONIC®?

What is GYROTONIC®?

I’ve been a dancer and an athlete almost all of my life.

My clients ask me all the time, what my favorite form of exercise is, and I think of it like this––just like I want to eat something different every day, by body craves different ways of moving every day. Some days I want to go on a hike, other days it’s yoga, a swim, Pilates, a walk,GYROTONIC®, dancing or a combination of things.

But, if I had to choose one thing that has been integral to keeping my body pain-free over the years it’s…

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Expand Possibilities With Kriya Yoga

Expand Possibilities With Kriya Yoga

Who doesn’t want a clear mind, that is relaxed, brilliant, and good natured? Tense, anxious, and worried minds plague the best of us. In today’s world, stress management has become a crucial skill to develop and everyone is on the hunt for the cure. So, what is the prescription for a tranquil, clear and peaceful mind?

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40 Reasons To Attend A Wellness Retreat Every Year

40 Reasons To Attend A Wellness Retreat Every Year

Wellness retreats have exploded in popularity over the past several years, and for good reason––health conscious individuals, who are overworked and overstressed, are looking for relief and someplace to reset. If you have been on the fence about whether or not a wellness retreat is right for you, or wonder if it is worth the investment, read on…

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Honor Your Samkalpa: Intention Setting For The New Year

Honor Your Samkalpa: Intention Setting For The New Year

Every year we take another wild journey around the sun. I have come to the conclusion, that if I don’t consciously try and “map” this journey out it can start to take a life of its own—good or bad. As we all know, life is what we choose to make it, and every new year is another chance to craft it into something special.

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