A New SOLUTION TO DILUTE YOUR TENSION AND EXPAND YOUR HEART.

A New SOLUTION TO DILUTE YOUR TENSION AND EXPAND YOUR HEART.

We all have our own "salt". Maybe it is a relationship, an illness, a loss. It's something that consumes our attention, provokes a hardening and initiates an ongoing state of self-defense, limiting our experience of space and love. With time and practice, we make more and more space to allow these difficult experiences to get diluted or digested.

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Power Up with The Solstice Today and all Summer

Power Up with The Solstice Today and all Summer

Today, June 21, nature moves us through yet another one of her cycles! This day marks the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and is the one day of the year when there is more light than dark.

Historically, all around the globe, rituals have long been performed to honor the energy of the sun, its life giving force and gifts of beauty.

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Ready to Teach or Retreat More Deeply with Restorative Yoga?

Ready to Teach or Retreat More Deeply with Restorative Yoga?

Since 2001, I have been leading Restorative Yoga Teacher Trainings across the country. Sixteen years later, it is amazing to see these healing styles of yoga being offered everywhere. Popular magazines are featuring restorative practices and celebrities are promoting it. “Restorative is the new power yoga” and has most definitely been trending in 2017.

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It’s not a matter of faith. It’s a matter of practice.

It’s not a matter of faith. It’s a matter of practice.

But the truth is over the past couple of months, I've had a hard time envisioning what a "50th" celebration for me should look like. While am feel happy and excited to mark this occasion, I have also been feeling more quiet and 'relaxed' than I expected.  I've mainly just been counting my blessings - most specifically the blessings of my family, friends, and teachers - those who have supported me, and loved me through my day to day moments, transitions, celebrations and challenges... those who have helped me grow and create a deeper connection to myself and the experience of being alive.

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SAVOR SUMMER'S DELICIOUS TREATS

SAVOR SUMMER'S DELICIOUS TREATS

Kripalu's Chef Deb Morgan writes: "Summer salad season is upon us! The popular, light salads below are easy to make, save well in the refrigerator, and are very versatile, not to mention nutritious. Serve any of these salads over a nice plate of field greens or even cooked greens with a light soup and/or your favorite whole grain bread. Leftovers can be used the next day to fill a whole wheat or vegetable wrap—just add fresh spinach or lettuce and roll it up. For a gluten-free treat, use a large lettuce or kale leaf as your wrap. Get together with some friends, make these salads together, sit outside—and enjoy.

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Yoga, Medicine, and Remembered Wellness

Yoga, Medicine, and Remembered Wellness

When Lisa Weinert, the Creator and Director of the upcoming Kripalu Conference on Narrative Medicine, experienced my trainings - she illuminated the ways in which my teachings provide many of the tools needed to support the process of Narrative Medicine. And while she only recently introduced me to the concepts of Narrative Medicine, I learned that it has already been at the heart of my own work for many years.

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