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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Tapas: How To Tame Your Wild Horses

Tapas: How To Tame Your Wild Horses

Imagine for a moment that you are driving a chariot being pulled by five very strong, wild horses. You’d like your journey to be peaceful, stable and steady, while progressing in the direction you desire right? In order to do this you have to understand…

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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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How To Use Journaling To Make Decisions And Progress In Your Life

How To Use Journaling To Make Decisions And Progress In Your Life

There are two tools I use when I need clarity in my life or want to take action on a goal: Meditation and Journaling. Both are excellent methods for witnessing your thoughts and observing patterns. Although I like to use a combination of both, journaling is what ultimately…

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The Importance Of Sleep, And How To Get More Of It

The Importance Of Sleep, And How To Get More Of It

Did you know that two-thirds of adults, living throughout all developed nations, fail to obtain the recommended eight hours of nightly sleep? Sleep is crucial to our health and well-being. I have always taken sleep seriously, but after reading…

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Yoga Sutras for Self-Care

Yoga Sutras for Self-Care

The Yoga Sutras is a celebrated masterpiece written over 2,000 years ago by the yogic sage Patanjali. This is “THE BOOK” on yoga. In just 196 short verses, or “sutras,” it addresses the shared human condition and maps out how to work towards a more liberated experience of body, mind and soul. There is no mention of flexibility or acrobatic tricks here and it is not religious or dogmatic.

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