Yoga

Ujjayi Breath

Ujjayi Breath

Do you have questions about how to perform the Ujjayi Breath correctly? Most yogis do!      I’ve also noticed that most yoga students are performing this form of pranayama incorrectly. I created this short video in Lake Tahoe to explain the most effective way…

30-Minute Yoga Class for Spinal Mobility

30-Minute Yoga Class for Spinal Mobility

  Welcome to my first official yoga video on the blog. Sure you’ve seen the Zen in the Alligator Pen. But did actually do the yoga? I’m sure you were just checking to see if the gators took a bite of us. 🙂 This is…

Zen in the Alligator Pen

Zen in the Alligator Pen

Here you have it! The world’s first Alligator Yoga…Zen in the Alligator Pen!   Remember a few blog posts ago? The one where my friends talked me into teaching them a yoga class in the middle of a marsh of alligators? Yeah. That one. Well,…

Yoga Nidra for Energy

      Yoga Nidra is a beautiful form of Yoga practice, that it not often utilized. It can help with sleep, anxiety, PTSD, healing…really Yoga Nidra can do it all. I created this 17-minute Yoga Nidra for Energy to help you calmly improve your…

Yoga for Hikers & Backpackers

Yoga for Hikers & Backpackers

  Hiking in the mountains in my happy place. Like, it’s in my top 5 all-time favorite activities-can’t go a week without it-my kids can’t be in the family if they don’t like mountains-all time happy place. I love climbing through mountains, over rocks and…

Yoga Studio Etiquette

Yoga Studio Etiquette

    Walking into your first yoga studio can be an intimidating thing. If you’ve never done yoga before the poses may seem a little foreign, you wonder where to put your mat…and why doesn’t everyone else know what they’re doing? Here are a few suggestions…

So You’ve Signed Up for Yoga Teacher Training…

So You’ve Signed Up for Yoga Teacher Training…

Congratulations!  You stepped forward and signed up for the Yoga Teacher Training Journey.  That’s a pretty kick-ass thing.   You’ve clearly fallen in love with Yoga and all of its beauty and benefits. Hopefully, you’ve been practicing for an extended period of time and are…

20-Minute Morning Yoga Flow

20-Minute Morning Yoga Flow

  Mornings are by far my favorite time of the day. How about you? It’s especially satisfying when I incorporate morning yoga into my routine.      I might be a little crazy, but I wake up at 4:50 every morning to have some alone time.…

Sun Salutations for Beginners

Sun Salutations for Beginners

The Sun is the Soul of the World    Sri K. Pattabhi Jois stated that if the mind is not focused through sun salutations, then the “yoga practice” is not yoga, but gymnastics. That’s a pretty significant claim. Sun Salutations are the foundation of most…

New Mexico Yoga Retreat Q & A

New Mexico Yoga Retreat Q & A

    We have a lot of students interested in the upcoming New Mexico Yoga Retreat and very little spaces left.   I know how excited you are….I’m just as excited!  Let’s answer a few of your questions!         How long is…