Why We Do Restorative Yoga

Why We Do Restorative Yoga

This post originally appeared on the Yoga Service Council blog in April 2018. “Why do we do Restorative Yoga?” Recently a student asked me this question at the beginning of a class. They added, “I mean, it feels good, but what good is it?” Restorative Yoga is unlike...
Loving My Body

Loving My Body

New Year’s is a traditional time for new beginnings. I began studying yoga in January 2003, one of those many people trying out yoga for the first time. Overwhelmingly there is a message to change your body. Holidays are over, you overate, and clearly it is time...
Floating in Compassion

Floating in Compassion

Last week was very busy. I substituted for two yoga classes and I had a client session. My spouse has been on another business trip, which means I’m solely seeing to the needs of our two dogs and two cats. I made time to help friends who are experiencing a...
Along the Way

Along the Way

This past week I asked each of my classes to consider the following question: How much more love would you have if you gave up the habit of negative self-judgement? It got several nervous laughs in response to it, but I asked people to really give it some thought....