Let Me In

Last week, I was teaching a class full of teenage girls who were mostly beginners.  I began verbally guiding them into Side Angle.  Feeling that they had the flexibility, I gave them the option to take their top arm behind their back for a bind.  A few of the girls that had taken yoga classes before startedContinue reading “Let Me In”

Full Body Presence

I just finished the second module of my TIMBo training through yogaHOPE this weekend.  Receiving training in and teaching trauma informed yoga has been something I have wanted to do for a long time, and the whole experience has exceeded my expectations.  I’m finding it very hard to accurately explain just what we do in theseContinue reading “Full Body Presence”


“Ninety-nine percent of what bothers you is about you.  Ninety-nine percent of what bothers others has nothing to do with you.” – Deborah Adele, The Yamas and Niyamas Have you ever met someone who didn’t like you?   They do not even try to hide their eye rolling.  Your attempts to be entertaining go over their head,Continue reading “99%”