What Makes Me Happy?

Sometimes doing the right thing for myself feels wrong. I am used to what’s easy for me and used to comforts and the path of least resistance in my life. I am finding that improving myself is requiring making myself do things that I don’t feel like doing. Right now I have pretty much allContinue reading “What Makes Me Happy?”

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Emotional Healing Through Yoga

On the last day of my yoga teacher training, we gave our final presentations. In the first half, we presented a yoga sequence. For the second half, we talked about our experiences through the teacher training. I was the last one to present– I was so anxious about presenting, everyone before me had gone andContinue reading “Emotional Healing Through Yoga”

Pranayama

When did you last take a nice, full breath? One of the fastest ways to shift your energy state is by using the breath. Breathing more fully, deeply, and consciously brings much benefit into our lives. The word pranayama alludes to breathwork– breathing using certain patterns and techniques to help the prana to flow throughContinue reading “Pranayama”

Meditation and You

How to be Present More than anything, I have found that meditation is the best in bringing me to the present moment. Meditation has been proven to decrease physical pain and anxiety. But, what exactly is meditation? It’s a technique used to attain a state of consciousness that’s different from the waking state. Meditation isContinue reading “Meditation and You”

Moving with the Breath

I still see myself as a beginner at some things when it comes to my yoga practice.   I started to practice yoga a little differently than I usually do this week. It’s been just over a year since I have completed my teacher training. During my regular personal yoga practice, I’ve discovered that myContinue reading “Moving with the Breath”