Bedside Yoga for End-of-Life Care

Bedside Yoga for End-of-Life Care

In 2015 I was asked to sub a class for older adults, Gentle Hatha Yoga. The teacher was going to be gone for a couple of weeks and I was in the system as a sub, the club was running out of options and gave me a ring. After a couple of weeks I was asked if I’d be...
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...