You may be surprised to see just how many bolsters we actually have here at our disposal. Well, they have all been acquired so that I might create very cosy, inviting and supported spaces for the practice of yoga. At my restorative yoga workshops I like to provide all participants with two bolsters and plenty… Continue reading Going In and Out
For the Garden of Your Daily LivingPlant three rows of PEAS:1. Peace of mind2. Peace of heart3. Peace of soulPlant four rows of SQUASH:1. Squash gossip2. Squash indifference3. Squash grumbling4. Squash selfishnessPlant four rows of LETTUCE:1. Lettuce be faithful2. Lettuce be kind3. Lettuce be patient4. Lettuce really love one anotherNo garden is without TURNIPS:1. Turnip… Continue reading Planting Your Spring Garden
Today I am sharing a little joke from my teacher, Judith Hanson Lasater. Judith quite literally wrote the book (two of them) about Restorative Yoga. She looks at us all very sternly and gives us this warning - "you should ONLY do this practice on the days you want to feel better". She is referring… Continue reading Only Do This On Days You Want to Feel Better
Yesterday Henry and I lay down our bones in our fabulous new office. I wanted to show you that you don't need a yoga studio, or even a yoga mat, to practice relaxation. I am inviting you to join me in committing to a personal discipline of twenty minutes TOTAL RELAXATION each and every day,… Continue reading Make a Nest
This is how I see it - we are all going on retreat, separately, but together.
During the current COVID-19 public health crisis, I invite you to join me in committing to a daily practice of 20 minutes deep relaxation.