Category Archives: Wellness

Regaining my Fitness Post Op: Part 12

This week completes my series on regaining my fitness during recovery from cervical spine surgery.  Perhaps this program will be helpful for you or someone you know who is recuperating after surgery or illness. These exercises  for recovery and to strengthen the body while inproving range of motion and balance are good for anyone, any… Read More »

Decompression Breathing

In addition to using the breathing tools I teach my clients, I am using Dr. Eric Goodwin’s Supine Decompression Breathing technique. I’d like to share that with you; it’s another option you can use in recovering wellness. I do it as soon as I wake up (after peeing) and before checking my all-present cell phone! … Read More »

Five Tips for a Great Power Posture

No matter what your age, these tips can help you to feel more aligned and balanced. “Power” gives you more vitality and resilience. When you are physically aligned: standing, sitting, walking, working—even lying in bed—you feel more stable and stronger—more powerful, especially when you integrate your breathing techniques and meditation. • Feet parallel and hip… Read More »

Teaching in Mexico

I adore teaching in Mexico. Why? The people are so loving and receptive. They are family-oriented-even their names carry both family names (father and mother) from birth throughout life, even after marriage …They smile and cry and when we meet ‘heart to heart’, they open up to reveal their deepest joys, delights and traumas and… Read More »

Attention Yoga Teachers, Therapists and Caregivers

Did you get the email about the upcoming Chair Yoga training next month? If not, you need to be on our email list, so you don’t miss important training information. My 82 year old mother in law was raving the other day about a new Yoga class she is taking, Chair Yoga. She loves how… Read More »

Her Simple but Powerful Request

Her simple but powerful request- was borne of great pain. She felt vulnerable, unprotected. She asked me to “help create a safe, warm love place within and around her heart”– And we did! She had been through several emotional separations. Her caregiver could not be away from her teenage children for months at a time,… Read More »

Air Travel Fitness

Many of my students and clients have asked me for postural alignment tips when traveling by plane. Of course, my first suggestion is to be cognizant of what you are wearing and carrying. I always carry a sweater or shawl so I am not frigid if the plane is over-air conditioned. I carry a large… Read More »

A Skillful Specialist and Her Client: Relationship

My client, a talented filmmaker, had been to many top medical facilities in the United States and Western Europe. She had been diagnosed with several major Issues. Up until I met her 1 1/2 months ago, for almost 2 years, she traveled around her home in a scooter, usually in chronic pain and miserable. Before… Read More »