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Ayurveda for Summer

Ayurveda for Summer

Summer is the season of Pitta. Pitta Dosha represents the elements of fire and water. The qualities are hot, light, sharp, oily, pungent, penetrating, intense, acidic. Pitta controls digestion - it...

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Stay Safe, Stay Sane

Stay Safe, Stay Sane

How are you? Really?

I feel like it’s been a bit of a roller coaster here – fear, joy, sadness, hope, frustration – all the feels. Besides, there’s a strong collective sense of anxiety right now, and I don’t even watch the news. This collective fear makes me want to share some info about the way our nervous systems work. So grab a cup of tea and come geek out with me.

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Ayurveda for Winter

Ayurveda for Winter

Ayurveda begins with the principle that we are a microcosm of the macrocosm. Our entire bodies comprise of the five elements – ether, air, water, fire, and earth.

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Your First Thai Massage

Your First Thai Massage

Is this your first Thai Yoga Massage? Here is a simple guide of what to expect during and after your session:

Thai Yoga Massage is a meditative practice. Both the giver and receiver engage in a state of relaxed focused awareness. It is best performed without conversation. The need to express may come up and that’s ok, however, the practitioner will not respond overly much.

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Cultivating Compassion in Long Term Care

Cultivating Compassion in Long Term Care

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” - Dalai Lama I came across the following article the other day and it really resonated with my...

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Loving Kindness Meditation

Loving Kindness Meditation

May you be safe and protected.May you be contented and pleased.May your body be strong and support you.May your life unfold with Grace and ease.

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Contemplating Samadhi

Contemplating Samadhi

Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.41 Just as the naturally pure crystal assumes shapes and colors of objects placed near it, so the Yogi’s mind with its totally weakened modifications, becomes clear and...

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Union

Union

"A human being is a part of the whole called by us "the universe," a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest - a kind...

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Yoga for Dementia

Yoga for Dementia

 Therapeutic Yoga for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias  The ancient art of yoga has become more and more popular in recent years as a way to harmonize the mind and the body; a way to...

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Tend and Befriend Your Nervous System

Tend and Befriend Your Nervous System

The theme for fall is tend and befriend. We are all familiar with fight, flight, and freeze- the biological, psychological, and physiological response to stress that humans and other animals...

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Yoga Teacher Mentorship – Your Invitation

Hello Beautiful One, You’re realigning your focus, setting your intention, and connecting to your love for yoga and teaching.   You’re recognizing your innate ability to teach and touch the...

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Practice Compassion

See what it takes to thrive in 2020. "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Dalai Lama This statement is the most simple yet profound...

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The Maha Gunas

The Maha Gunas

According to Yoga philosophy, at the beginning of time there was only the void. The void was a space of nothingness, utter peacefulness. This void is referred to as Purusha - all-pervading...

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Yoga For ElderCare

Yoga For ElderCare

Yoga for ElderCare You may not know this, but you don't have to be young and flexible to practice Yoga. As a Yoga Therapist, I love to share the practice for its healing benefits. In fact, it is an...

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Yoga for People with Trauma

Yoga for People with Trauma

With the coming of Veteran's Day, I can't help but reflect on the time I spent at Omega for a Veteran's Retreat hosted by the Venerable Claude Anshin Thomas.  He is a brilliant, compassionate monk...

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Ayurveda for Spring

Understanding Kapha Dosha Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga, is a critical part of the practice. It is based in the premise that we are a microcosm of the macrocosm. There there is an intelligent...

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HELLO

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ABOUT ME

My entire life has led me on a pursuit to discover happiness and achieve an excellent quality of life. As a mother of four, long term care consultant and USAF Veteran, my life experiences give me a unique approach to health and happiness. I blend my maternal compassion, long term care experience, and innovative approaches to help others achieve optimal wellness.

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