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Five Reasons to Study Yoga Nidra

February 4, 2024
Thirty years ago as an undergrad in an Altered States of Consciousness course I watched in fascination as my lab partner swatted an imaginary fly from the hypnosis script I […]

Ancient Text Modern Relevence

December 26, 2023
Timeless Wisdom From the Ramayana Many are introduced to yoga through yoga asana, breathing techniques, and meditation techniques. All of these practices bring myriad physical, …

Tips From a Chick on Using Stress to Get Healthier!

October 21, 2023
In somatic based therapies like Neurogenic Yoga™  it is understood that the mind and body share the role of holding and releasing stress. Indeed many students initially come to …

Calming Chocolate Date Bark

September 8, 2023
A Sweetly Ayurvedic Approach to Calming the Nervous System The approach of Autumn brings not only a change in weather but also a shift in lifestyle pace. From an ayurvedic [&hel…

The Psoas, Sitting, and Stress Connection

August 29, 2023
Understanding the sitting-psoas-stress circuit, and how to disrupt it. Sitting has been dubbed the “New Smoking” in recent times due to its negative wellness impact.[1] There ar…

Massaged Kale and Goat Cheese Salad

August 27, 2023
Massaged Kale & Goat Cheese Salad For many kale is known as a vegetable eaten mostly because we are told it is good for us. I will admit that I […]

Becoming a Yoga Teacher

December 31, 2022
Or More Accurately, How to Continue Being Student of Yoga Forever   About 25 years ago I was an avid runner living in Vancouver. Yoga held no interest for me. […]

Tips to Enhance Your Year of the Rabbit

December 31, 2022
Maximize the Abundance of 2023 With the Wisdom of the Japanese Horoscope. This January heralds the arrival of the year of the Rabbit. As each year-end nears in Japan, you [&hell…

5 Immune Boosting Poses for Deep Core Wellness

November 18, 2022
Yoga poses that address all layers of core musculature, also inadvertently nourish the truer and deeper source of core wellness, the omentum. What is the omentum, and why should…

Welcoming the Tiger

January 3, 2022
The Animal Zodiac and What it Means For You in 2022 2022 heralds the arrival of the year of the tiger. As each year-end nears in Japan, you begin to […]