Healing Happens Everywhere

One of the many benefits I enjoyed from my yoga practice was the ability to move energy: to shift emotions. Often during my time on my mat, repressed feelings would arise and accompany me in my practice. Anger would release, tears would fall and anxiety would escape. January will be 3 years since I've practiced … Continue reading Healing Happens Everywhere

Child’s pose

There's a hum in my head compelling surging me forward zzzt   zzzt   zzzt like the neon sign of an all-night diner. It's become my rhythm fraying my nerves false beat. This is not rhythm. This is noise.   Feeling for my rhythm beyond the hum perhaps beneath it. It has to be there flow not … Continue reading Child’s pose

The Wisdom of Spring

"It's funny to have the sun shining and the snow falling." My words to my husband on a recent family trip to Radium, BC. It's not unheard of. In fact, it's a regular Canadian spring. It's still funny. Not funny haha. Funny interesting. Curious. Fascinating. While away, I plunged into Dr. John Sarno's book, Healing Back … Continue reading The Wisdom of Spring

The greatest teacher

I can't say this enough: Nature is the greatest teacher. We forget. We work to harness her, manage her, use her. When we release our fear of her and our need to control her, she will restore our senses. Nature heals the body and boosts the spirit. If you commit to one small act for … Continue reading The greatest teacher

A Solstice Commitment

"The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory." ~Gary Zukav During our … Continue reading A Solstice Commitment

Queen of the Chakras

When working with the 7 main energy centres of the body, it can be difficult to know where to start or where to focus your work. It would seem that root chakra, first chakra, is a good starting place. Perhaps not always the case. In Ayurveda, the 5,000 year-old sister science of yoga, there are … Continue reading Queen of the Chakras