What is feminine energy and why it matters

In the Sacred Art of Self-Care I stress the importance of nurturing your feminine energy, but what does that mean? Often, what comes to mind when we hear the word “feminine” are stereotypes like the color pink, flowers, perfume, shopping, make-up, ballerinas, and romantic comedies. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with any of thoseContinue reading “What is feminine energy and why it matters”

Choose Pleasure

Everyday presents a series of choices, some more conscious than others. In every moment we are given the opportunity to choose what to do with our time. How often do you choose pleasure? It seems we are taught that the only productive use of time is to attend to our never-ending list of responsibilities andContinue reading “Choose Pleasure”

How to lift your energy

This past week I was feeling incredibly exhausted. The past few months were characterized by nonstop movement, literally from location to location, and also lots of movement in my business and personal life, so it’s really no wonder I was feeling spent. As a kindness to myself I rested whenever possible this week, and listenedContinue reading “How to lift your energy”

A mantra for how you want to be in the world

“Friendliness is my natural state of being,” is my favorite personal mantra these days.   I’ve adopted this mantra because I am on a mission to engage with as many people as possible every single day, especially strangers. It’s a personal challenge to myself, as historically I’ve been quiet, shy, and introverted.   You see,Continue reading “A mantra for how you want to be in the world”

Respect your Body and Feel Extra Amazing!

Are you respecting your body in your chosen form of exercise or body movement? For years I thought I was, but it turns out, not so much. Thankfully, I turned it all around. For a few months now, I’ve been in an energy lull. Slow moving, not wanting to do any exercise that’s too rigorous,Continue reading “Respect your Body and Feel Extra Amazing!”

Healing Waters

It’s late at night. I’ve had a full day of teaching, yet I still have a lot of work to do at home.  I start strong, plugging away, the ideas flowing. But then I hit a wall.  I’m tired, and I’m not thinking clearly. Getting frustrated, I decide it’s time to take a shower andContinue reading “Healing Waters”

What’s going on back there?

  As a society, or perhaps as part of the human condition, we tend to see only what is in front of our faces, and even that can be challenging at times!  This same problem exists in yoga class when attention is paid primarily to the detail of the front body while what’s going onContinue reading “What’s going on back there?”