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Rest & Restore: A Tool for Stress Management
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Rest & Restore: A Tool for Stress Management

I LOVE Restorative yoga! This type of resting yoga is what assisted me in my journey several years ago when I became extremely ill with mold-associated illness and its resulting challenges of fibromyalgia, fatigue, lack of concentration, IBS, and respiratory response, to name a few. By this style of rest, coupled with mindfulness meditation, mat...

Guided Rest Improves Sleep, Reduces Pain & PTSD and Decreases Stress & Anxiety
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Guided Rest Improves Sleep, Reduces Pain & PTSD and Decreases Stress & Anxiety

As part of my own self-care routine, each day between 12-3:00 pm I practice a technique that has been extremely restorative to my health, as well as relaxing and restful. It is the practice of Guided Rest, otherwise known as Yoga Nidra. I am appreciative of this ancient technique and how it works in my...

Restorative Yoga Prop Substitutions
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Restorative Yoga Prop Substitutions

If you don’t have yoga props, you can use the following: Home practice prop hacks• Bolster: Roll thick towels or blankets tightly together, or use a large folded-up pillow.• Strap: Use a belt, towel, exercise band, or jump rope.• Eye pillow: Try a clean sock! Put lavender tea bags inside of it for a calming...

Busy? Private Sessions Work Around Your Schedule!
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Busy? Private Sessions Work Around Your Schedule!

Enjoy one-to-one attention in a private setting Life is busy! With all good intentions, we’d like to take a class or two but sometimes work meetings, family obligations, or other events take precedence. You know you need to learn to relax, reduce your stress & anxiety, or explore healing, yet you need flexibility. This is...

5 Reasons Why You Need to Learn How to Relax
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5 Reasons Why You Need to Learn How to Relax

Stress is everywhere. We are constantly under pressure by our work, our family, society, the news, and our own thinking. We feel overwhelmed with life. These days there is too much information input, in fact, we are on information overload. We have screens everywhere around us from our smartphones to tablets to computers to TV....