uncertain, nonlinear. "new normal." with information and recommendations constantly updating, it's so hard to predict what things will look like tomorrow, next week, next month. for now, schools in our area will be closed for the next 3 weeks, and many local businesses are taking extra precautions in efforts to slow the spread of covid-19. … Continue reading 20 minutes for 21 days
sit up tall and close your eyes. relax the muscles of your face. relax your shoulders. close your mouth and breathe gently through your nose. take a few breaths at your own pace, with your own rhythm and intensity. observe how the breath feels and where it flows, without changing or judging. then, working without … Continue reading quiet breathing
welcome to the seemingly never-ending winter -- the time of the year when the days are increasing in length, yet somehow the cold seems to penetrate ever deeper. the dampness in the air produces a chill that is not easily shaken off; coupling this with the wind and low temperatures, trying to stay warm can … Continue reading make your own summer
in yoga, we focus on the breath. while different types of breath can have distinct energetic and physical effects on the body, the only real requirement that we have for survival is that we continue to breathe. what is most commonly recommended in yoga classes is to close the mouth and breathe through the nose. … Continue reading breathe in. breathe out. repeat.