Cure for the “I Don’t Feel Like It”s

I don't feel like it. Upon rising from my alarm, it was the first thing that popped into my head yesterday morning.  I didn't want to go for a run like I had planned.  I didn't want to go to my doctor appointment.  I didn't want to leave my home.  Why? I don't feel like … Continue reading Cure for the “I Don’t Feel Like It”s

Make the Choice

I've begun my meditation workshop series, and I'm participating in my studio's 40 Days program.  Not only am I doing my own exercises I designed for my workshop, but I've been upping my meditation sessions to twice a day.  A lot of space has suddenly appeared in my life.  At first, it was energizing, peaceful.  Then, … Continue reading Make the Choice

Practical Mindfulness Workshop Starting January 18th in Exeter, NH

"What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself." - Abraham Maslow Make 2015 the year that you changed your life. Would you like less stress? More productivity? Enhanced focus? More compassion and insight? Mindfulness meditation can be that powerful tool for change. In this three class series, you will … Continue reading Practical Mindfulness Workshop Starting January 18th in Exeter, NH

With Enthusiasm

"Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended to for a long time, without break, and with enthusiasm." --Inside the Yoga Sutras (1.14), Carrera Recently, I've recommitted myself to my practice and all aspects of it.  I'm not just doing the physical practice five to six times a week, but practicing pranayama (breathing practices) and meditation too.  Getting on … Continue reading With Enthusiasm

BYEDD: Prayer Twist

Today's Baptiste Yoga Every Damn Day pose is:  Prayer Twist or Parivrtta Utkatasana. Start in Chair pose. Bring your hands together at the chest, and twist from the waist. The waist twisting motion is similar to Twisting Crescent.  Hands are pressed together equally.  Hips should be equal or lower than the shoulders.  Also, be sure to … Continue reading BYEDD: Prayer Twist