Mindful movement blog

Valuable insights for your yoga journey

Pay attention. Be sensitive. Respond.

I had the chance to see one of my teachers, Christina Sell, for two class in Portland this past weekend. Being in Christina's presence always helps to restore my faith in the process of yoga

Find The Axis

At the beginning of October, I had the great pleasure of spending 5 days with David Garrigues in Los Gatos, CA. For those of you that don't know David, he's an Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher and one

The Beauty of Going Back to Basics

This week, I was inspired by my love of Iyengar Yoga, to tackle some serious standing pose work. I have always loved the standing poses. Standing poses really get you into your legs and grounded.

The intricate dance of sequencing in yoga (or getting to know your students a little better)

I am honored to be a part of Kate Connell's You & The Yoga Mat month-long #sequencingblogtour. It's a July full of tips from some outstanding yoga teachers around the world! Join me and others as we

Get off your ass and do the work

This past week, Carol Horton, a well-known author in the yoga-sphere, wrote a blog entitled "Teaching Yoga, Finding Meaning and Navigating the Rat Race."  The blog was sparked by yet another post entitled "How I Went

Writing every damn day

Lately, I have been listening to a lot of podcasts on entrepreneurship, business and creativity. One in particular that I really like is Invisible Office Hours hosted by Jason Zook and Paul Jarvis.  It's a "weekly

Good enough, smart enough and doggone it, people like me (most of the time)

I was with my husband in the car the other day after spending an hour the prior day talking with a life coach. I was thinking about confidence and this quote by Stuart Smalley popped into