My dive buddy Diego and I were descending together; then he gave the signal that he was not okay. We were on our second day of open water dive certification in Monterey. That morning the ocean was rough, surging and murky. The dive instructors almost canceled the training as diving from the beach requires walking … Continue reading Panic attack under water: Yoga to the rescue.
I see you. I know what’s going on, but I’m not psychic. The body doesn’t lie. The burden has been so heavy for so long that you have forgotten that you hold it. You arrive to escape, but the weight is still there. You don’t need me, you need yourself, but yourself is hidden under … Continue reading The body doesn’t lie
There is a time in your life as a mom when things change. They actually have been changing all along but you finally notice it when you get that look. You know that look. It’s that look accompanied by an eye roll that says,”no mom you are not cool and definitely not funny.” This from … Continue reading The Musings of a Super Hero Mom or How Yoga can get you your Cool Back
Yoga for a Good Nights Sleep ~ 25min sequence This sequence is great right before bedtime to help you ease into a good nights sleep. Practice in a dimly lit room in comfortable clothes. Keep warm. Turn off electronic devices. During the sequence, take time to transition between the postures slowly. Not that you may … Continue reading Yoga for a Good Nights Sleep
Job interviews can be one of the most stressful experiences in our lives. In preparation for the interview, you may have done your research and have all the facts and interview responses ready, but once you are in the interview chair things may change: your stomach may tighten or cramp, your palms may get sweaty, your voice may … Continue reading De-Stress and Prepare for Job Interviews with Yoga
Keeping with Resolutions through Morning Journaling Many of you have made intentions for the New Year….If they are not sticking with you so easily, try this practice. Every morning, after you get out of bed and before you do anything else, sit down with your journal and write. Use an actual pen and paper rather than the keyboard. … Continue reading Keeping with New Years Resolutions by Morning Journaling
Yoga on Water 12/29/13 It seems fitting to write about sun, water and warmth at this time of the year. Here is my very first blog ever. It is about one of my loves: Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) and SUP yoga. When we think of a yoga class what often comes to mind is a pristine … Continue reading Yoga on Water