Meditation for relaxation

Trouble falling asleep, hours after hours lying awake at night, tossing, turning, feeling restless, worried or stressed? Meditation might help. From my own experience as a yoga teacher and evident in my classes it has happened numerous times that students have complained about difficulties going to sleep at night only to fall asleep during SavasanaContinue reading “Meditation for relaxation”

Be a corporate yogi

If you often leave your office at the end of a long day with lower back pain, tight shoulders, a sore neck or tired eyes, feeling fatigued from slouching hours after hours in front of the computer screen and possibly emotionally drained from arguing and getting angry with colleagues or about your job, you areContinue reading “Be a corporate yogi”

Short and sweet yoga home practice

Easter holidays are just around the corner providing for a well-deserved break from daily routine and offering plenty of opportunity for family and down time. With all the festivities going on, if you do find yourself in need of a little “me” time, my go-to motto is: Take a break, take a breath, do yoga.Continue reading “Short and sweet yoga home practice”

Spring into action

Spring is here, and with that time to spring into action to create new habits. Have you ever looked at another person’s life and thought theirs is so much better than yours? Getting the impression life is greener on the other side? Admittedly, social media does not help these days to feel happy and satisfied,Continue reading “Spring into action”

Finding stillness

As we shape our body through physical practice, yoga encourages our mind to focus on what is happening within. Yoga encourages us to become more observant and thus more knowledgeable about ourselves and receptive of information. Stilling the mind also allows us to quieten and listen internally and externally and become more in tune withContinue reading “Finding stillness”

Yoga gives time

Ganga White (a recognized pioneer of American yoga) said “Yoga doesn’t take time, it gives time.” What you learn on the mat translates into every aspect of your life. Imagine your life as a huge vessel or vase that can hold so much. It is up to you to fill it with as many goodContinue reading “Yoga gives time”

5 Simple steps to break out of the daily grind

In today’s world, life seems to become more and more fast-paced and hectic, making us feel as if it’s just passing by. The omni-present Internet (hello smartphone, Facebook, e-mails) and increasingly expected 24-hr availability on the job and at home are making it near impossible to connect with our inner self. There always seems toContinue reading “5 Simple steps to break out of the daily grind”