It’s almost that time again.
The snow that filled the amphitheater atop Rib Mountain has been soaked back into the earth or evaporated into the sky.
This corner of the world that peers over Wausau offering quiet respite, a vast view and one of the best ‘seats in the house’ is ready and waiting for us to roll out our mats and set ourselves free with yoga.
Yoga on top of a mountain during the heart of summer will make you healthy and happy.Read More›
We all exist within our own unique expression of physical structure, physiology, mind, personality and heart. These layers of our being, also known as the koshas or sheaths or layers of being, provide a passageway into our deep center, the cave of our heart.Read More›
Conscious Eating, Active Living, Habit Change
Can the tools of yoga help us change our habits? Yoga is a powerful practice for transformation and change. The tools of yoga can be applied in specific ways to help us strengthen will and change habits around food, exercise and body image.Read More›
noun kən-ˈtent-mənt : the state of being happy and satisfied : the state of being content
We all want happiness and contentment. My teacher, Gary Kraftsow, says that santosha, the Sanskrit word for contentment, is “the way you take experience.” It’s an internal state of mind and attitude that permeates your internal being, words and actions.Read More›
My husband recently turned his own harvest of apples into crowd-pleasing apple bread (see recipe below) for one of my yoga retreats. It struck me how long the journey is for that wonderful apple bread. We can learn something for our journey in yoga from the patience it takes to nurture apples from seed to bread.Read More›
The other day I read something very “new-agey” about yoga. The author said that yoga is being, not doing. I immediately visualized the packing of my bags to trek to the Himalayas to meditate, to just be. It made me chuckle.
Reality set it. It’s rare that a person of the modern world has an opportunity to set their worldly duties aside to just be.Read More›
Change in our life comes in many different ways. Sometimes we plan for the change. A retirement, career change or getting married are examples of things that we often consciously choose. And then some changes blow in like a strong wind taking with it any sense of order and stability.Read More›