We are prepared for the worst and are hoping for the best down here in Florida. With our hearts and minds still fixated on the devastation that Harvey wrought on Houston, it is no surprise that we are nervous. Not to mention the inordinate amount of fear mongering that has been broadcast for over a … Continue reading
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Hip Hip Hooray ! (for opening the femoroacetabular joint)
Our hips are amazing joints, the are both very stable and still provide a surprising range of motion. Show them some love with some of my favorite hip opening postures. Continue reading
Sankalpa -Realize your heartfelt desires without asking yourself to change who you are.
On Mondays, I want to share and explore my love of yoga and the yogic tradition. Often in healthcare we dive into the physical aspect of an ailment and either forget about or diminish the needs of the mind/spirit. In my experience true wellness comes from a devotion to mind and body. Yoga has many meanings to different people, however, in Sanskrit the word “YOGA” literally means UNION.” Continue reading
Let the sun shine through the cracks – 間 – the spaces between.
The experience between the action, the breath, the pause, the sun shining through the crack in an open door. Continue reading
Reach for the brass ring
I am reaching for this ring because from the moment I first stumbled onto a mat about 10 years ago, yoga has filled every corner of me with light and love. I have learned (and continue to learn) how to meet and face challenges on and off my mat with grace. I am reaching because I fundamentally believe that movement, serenity, and respect for oneself and other beings is a path to mind and body wellness. And though (blissfully) I will always be a student, I am reaching for this ring because I want to share these things with my family and friends, my patients, and strangers who are yet to cross my path. Continue reading