April 13, 2017
Food as a time machine

This time of year I find that food turns into a time machine. As Easter quickly approaches I travel back to my childhood becoming 12 again. A time when dying eggs was an all day project that lived on under your fingernails in crescent moons of red, blue and green. Clear waxed crayons would let […]

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March 27, 2017
Magic Numbers For Us All

Today the San Antonio Spurs magic number to get into the playoff round  is 2. It reminded me of one of my favorite posts from 2017 when the playoff format was different, but the Magic Numbers sytem worked just the same. ENJOY! As most of you already know, I love basketball and am passionate about […]

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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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February 25, 2016
Join me March 2 for Abby Unplugged to chat and learn on a Livestream show

My March show, Wednesday evening, includes a free lesson at the event's Livesteam page. Send me your questions by email, or join me live to chat at 6 PM. It's more than a class — it's a conversation. Follow me on Livestream to get a reminder about this month's Abby Unplugged. I honor the light […]

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January 29, 2016
When lacing up isn’t an answer

I got some blog advice today from a health newsletter that suggests when you get feeling anxious, instead of eating, you should “lace up your sneakers” and walk it off. While adding aerobic activity is often a good idea, what if taking a walk just isn’t possible at the moment anxiety strikes? Lacing up your […]

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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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June 1, 2015
“Mad Men” finale and the sound of Om.

[Mad Men Spoiler Alert] Sunday night with legs crossed and a serene expression over his face Jon Hamm on Mad Men wrapped up our final vision of Don Drapper. His final word “Om.” On this last episode about the advertising world that began in the 1960’s, creator Matthew Weiner sent us to a Coke commercial […]

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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 29, 2015
The Path For Best Laid Plans

Holidays are often a way to carve out time for yourself that's sanctioned by the calendar. This Memorial Day you can kick-start your summer at the HeavyWeight Yoga Women's Retreat at the serene Camp Allen. Instead of a holiday to get away, we're all coming to understand Memorial Day as a family holiday, one of the first […]

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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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March 16, 2015
Planning For Your Future By Being Present

This morning Ron and I spent our breakfast time together trying to predict the future seeding in the Western Conference. It started out innocently enough, looking at the future for our beloved Spurs. But then we felt we also needed to look at the other teams in contention. We debated, we laughed, we joked — […]

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February 16, 2015
HeavyWeight Yoga in Austin, in Houston, and on the video screen

I’m so excited this morning, because HeavyWeight Yoga is stretching out to embrace new students. This morning the TV news shows in Houston (Great Day Houston) as well as in Austin (Good Day Austin) featured segments to show off HeavyWeight Yoga and my newest DVD. On KHOU in Houston, we even introduced two local HeavyWeight […]

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