Legs Up the Wall

July was HOT. Have you been feeling sluggish? What about weary and swollen? As much as we can relish these beautiful, sunny summer days, heat can cause vasodilation, meaning our blood vessels expand, causing us to feel fuller, heavier and slower. With the help of gravity, legs up the wall can support healthy venous return–the rate … Continue reading Legs Up the Wall

Jala Neti

I’m not going to pretend that at first, I wasn’t freaked out by the idea of sinus irrigation. I didn’t understand why someone would want to pour water up the nose and I envisioned it to be a difficult process requiring struggle and discomfort, like getting water up their nose when swimming, which is uncomfortable … Continue reading Jala Neti

Namaste 2014

Resolve to Acknowledge Your Goodness A New Year is a chance for a fresh start, a new beginning. As human beings, we tend to look backward before starting something new. We note all of the “mistakes” and “bad habits” we’ve had and resolve not to carry them forward. About this new journey, we say, “This … Continue reading Namaste 2014

It’s still hot out!

Release and restore with reclining bound angle – Supta Baddha Konasana Too much heat can make us irritable and frustrated or just empty us of energy. Coupled with an increase in our overall activity levels during the summer months and it’s all too easy to get fired up and then burn out as we head into … Continue reading It’s still hot out!

Free Vision

See clearly with Yogic eye exercises Some say the eyes are the window to the soul, meaning when we look deeply into the eyes of another person, we can catch a glimpse of their true essence. Our eyes may very well be a window in, potentially offering profound clarity into the nature of others, but … Continue reading Free Vision

Yogic Foot Massage

  Whether you’re walking barefoot on the grass or sand, climbing mountains, paddling canoes, dancing the night away or walking to work in fancy shoes, your feet surely need a little extra attention. We often forget about foot care until aches and pains develop. And unfortunately, foot pain usually means back pain too. Our feet … Continue reading Yogic Foot Massage