What I did on my summer vacation

This summer my son and I were given a unique opportunity to travel on a container ship for five days to Hawaii. My brother happens to be the Captain. In addition to enjoying my time with my brother, being at sea with nothing to do and totally unplugged was a joyous... read more

How do you rest?

Are you like the average American that “rests” by checking email, scrolling through Facebook, texting friends, watching TV or playing video games? “Rest is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for all ages. It rejuvenates your body and mind, regulates your mood,... read more

When You Shy Away from Practice

It amazes me that after 15+ years of practice and teaching that the following scenario still plays out regularly in my life: I am busy, stressed, tired, feel a cold coming on or am just out of sorts and I shy away from my yoga practice. The truth that I recognize is... read more

Unintentionally CELL Phone FREE

On my last trip for work I walked out of the house and was more than half-way to the airport when I realized I left my phone at home.  My first thought was, “do I have time to turn around, retrieve the phone and still get to my flight on time?”  The answer was an... read more

Cleaned out… {a poem}

Cleaned out…. Keys – to my happiness – I hold them in the palm of my hand Throat stuck or connected Too far away from myself, from everyone else Have I been kidding myself? Am I lonely surfing by myself? Moving toward greater understanding, wanting, desiring this... read more
INDIA – is simplicity

INDIA – is simplicity

One of my favorite days in India was when our friend, Hari, gave us a tour of his village.  First, Hari had the most beautiful, welcoming and kind smile.  In fact, so many of the people in Hari’s village and around India shared their smiles with us.  A smile is so... read more

A Quiet Revolution

In the book A Warrior of the Light by Paul Coehlo, he writes a warrior is “…someone capable of understanding the miracle of life, of fighting to the last for something he believes in and of hearing the bells that the waves set ringing on the seabed….Everyone is... read more

Tears of Joy

During so many moments in the last year I have been awash in the feelings of being loved and supported by so many. It often felt/feels like a tidal wave that washes over my whole being.  Recently, I was sitting in a coffee shop and received an email from an old friend... read more