January 3, 2023
Grief and the holidays

The holidays often bring us to a place of marking our grief. Experiencing our first holiday without a loved one, their absence seems to be everywhere. Our traditions seem to have glaring gaps. Celebrations feel flat without that extra voice we know. That special something that we all bring with us, unique wherever we are, […]

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November 28, 2022
How Squats can boost your brain

Since yoga is over 5,000 years in the making, it seems that science is now catching up to why yoga's been around so long.  A fascinating look at the benefits of simple squats is at BBC Reel.  According to the BBC the up-down movement is like testing the shock absorbers of your brain. In my […]

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September 28, 2010
Everyone Can Dance

I fell in love with this video immediately, although I must admit, I have no idea what’s being sung about! The important thing for me is that the left foot never moves — why you may ask, is this important? Well, if you can’t stand and dance with this Cat, the anchored left foot is […]

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September 1, 2010
Life by the Numbers

Often when I talk about the work that I do — teaching obese and overweight people yoga —  I use the phrase that doing yoga can help you reclaim your health. I believe that yoga as a tool for health is overlooked by most people of size because the general concept and current images of […]

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August 19, 2008
It's a Small World Afterall

With the internet the world seems be to shrinking and expanding all at the same time. I grew up in a very small town in Maryland, Tall Timbers, where only 35 lived year round at the time. It's a beautiful place on the Potomac River so most of the houses were built to be summer […]

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