Category: Yoga & Meditation

Yoga: Your Secret Weapon for Managing Menopause

Hot flashes? Mood swings? Insomnia? Dry itchy skin? Anxiety? Menopause is no joke, but you’ve got options.  Check out my guest post on the Unfold blog to learn more about how yoga can help you navigate the long transition into menopause. You can read it by clicking here. If you’re in the Portland area and want to learn more, sign up for…

Let Peace Begin With Me

“When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.”        — Peace Pilgrim I was in a yoga class earlier this week and the teacher led us in a guided meditation.  “Imagine a time you were at peace with yourself,” she began.  “Remember how you felt then, what…

My Aching Back

Today in Yoga Teacher Training we were talking about our path to yoga and our decision to enroll in Teacher Training. Although I started doing yoga in the mid 1990s, the genesis of my yoga practice goes much farther back, to some time around 1980.  When I was 12, I started having back pain, and the pain got worse and…

Putting It Out to The Universe

I started my Yoga Teacher Training today (which I’m very excited about and will write about later) and one of the teachers spoke about the implications of putting things out to the universe. She said that she’s learned that when she puts something out to the universe, she also has to be willing to accept what comes back.  She noted that…