So, You Think “Self-care is Selfish? Read on…

When it comes to self-care, most mothers don’t even want to think about it because the very word, self-care, conjures up an image of selfishness.  “How could I put myself before my child?  “Or my family?” These may be the thoughts that go through your head as you think of self-care.  Let me say it …

“Is Learning on Zoom the Same as In Person? Not to Your Brain?

My blog this morning is my comments on this article, “Is Learning on Zoom the Same as In Person? Not to Your Brain”  by Stephen Noonoo. A link to the podcast is given at the end of my post.  I think this is one of the most useful articles I read during this pandemic. For …

Resources for Yoga

The first three links give you resources for beginner yogis. These pages show you how to set up a space at home for yoga practice, props you may want to invest in, poses that beginner yoga classes teach. It’s helpful for people who are beginning yoga, especially during this pandemic time, to know. Hope these …

How Yoga Trains Us to Deal with Stress

In her article, Kristin Diversi wrote: “When we think of yoga, we often think of a practice that is inherently relaxing: Lying on a mat and getting totally blissed out, feeling amazing from the first ‘Om’ to the final namaste.” “By and large, that is a very incomplete picture. The reason yoga works long-term is …

Do Most People Come to Yoga to Relieve Pain? What is Pain Anyway?

As a yoga teacher, I constantly take courses for my professional development and further my knowledge in yoga. Recently, I took a webinar on pain and yoga. I was very surprised to learn from this workshop that most people (estimated 11% – 52% of US population) in America live with pain. This is just not …