Your Breath is YOUR KEY to Reducing Anxiety & Stress

Did you know that your heart rate speeds up when you inhale and slows down when you exhale?  There are so many automatic (thank goodness!) systems in our body.  We don’t usually think about our breathing, our heart beating or our food digesting, it is something...

Take A Full Breath

If you call my cell phone and I don’t answer, you’ll get a message saying, “You’ve called just in time for the deep breath of the day.  Take a deep breath in, exhale.” Did you just do it?  How do you feel? Most people who haven’t...

I Can’t Breathe

I can’t breathe.  We’ve all been there, we don’t pay attention to our breath until we can’t breathe. Then we notice every sniffle, stuffy, ache, pain and restriction. When we are stressed our breath becomes shallow and we might find we all of a sudden take a...

Energizing YOGA Video to connect your body and brain

Some of yoga’s benefits have nothing to do with our strength, flexibility or balance.  Often practicing yoga can help us recognize unhealthy habits and thoughts. Practicing yoga also teachers us great sensitivity to how we are affected by people, places, food,...

Change Your Brain

My friend and colleague, Shelbi Miles, introduced me to the book, My Stroke of Insight many years ago. At the time, I was immersed in my Yoga Therapy training and that story along with Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence by Matthew Sanford, set my brain on...