April 2, 2022
Yoga and Riding the Rosedale

As you’d expect, yoga helps us bicycle in many ways — balance, leg alignment, strengthening, and all other physical properties of yoga. However, last week I found it was the less visible benefits of yoga that got me through as Rosedale Rider 36546. While getting up the morning of my ride, I found my mantra: […]

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March 11, 2022
My 50-Year Journey with Yoga

It’s hard to believe that my baby boy turned 50 this week! I wonder how he can be that old when I’m the one who feels 50 — not even close to my birthday number of 74 next month. We had a joyful family celebration to welcome his new decade, right down to his nephews […]

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February 2, 2022
Why I Practice Tadasana

  We find ourselves standing hundreds of times a week, so what’s the big deal about working on Tadasana? On the mat Tadasana, Mountain pose, helps us find perfect alignment of our frame so our muscles strengthen evenly, allowing us to stand with support and ease. I have pictures of my Tadasana feet from all […]

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January 16, 2022
A Young Bride’s Look at MLK

Because I was living in Washington, DC in April of 1968, I have a deep connection to the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. As new bride of just 19, I found myself in the early throes of moving from DC to Toledo, Ohio where my husband of three months was already working. It might […]

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February 14, 2020
Yoga and Heart Health 

Whenever you search “yoga for heart health,” over 300 million results pop up. Seems everyone agrees that yoga is good for your heart. Surgeons, medical doctors, and many cardiac hospitals all agree with people like me — simple yoga teachers who are not medically trained — that yoga improves your heart.   In fact, it […]

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June 29, 2016
Layovers to yoga over!

If you're flying to your vacation destination you can appreciate that some airports now have yoga studios available. According to Rodale's Organic Life here's the best of the airport yoga studios. More than likely however, like me you're not going to intersect with any of these half dozen airports. No worries however, it's easy to […]

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June 2, 2015
Livestream now gives us a way to meet!

Abby Unplugged! Live Stream Event June 3 at 6p (Central) After selling DVDs over the past decade I’ve only been able to meet a small number of you in person — but now with technology advancing in leaps and bounds Wednesday night I’ll be able to chat with you live! I started sharing my work […]

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May 13, 2015
Yoga for sleep

Today I got my daily email from Yoga Journal. It's a great resource and reminder about what's going on with yoga. The topic was yoga for sleep, something that I struggle with. I have tinnitus, constant ringing in the ears, which gets even louder when I'm tired, making going to sleep difficult. I use a […]

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April 22, 2015
Making Movements Count

Tonight I'll be enjoying the NBA Playoff game between my beloved San Antonio Spurs and the LA Clippers. One way that the Spurs succeed is with ball movement. They make every pass to each other count, until they get the best shot, going from good shot to great shot. And it reminded me about my […]

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