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#1 Fundamental Fear

What if who I am isn’t who I need to be to get what I want?  This belief, that at the core of my being I am flawed and my hopes and dreams are unattainable because I do not posses the qualities of those people who get what they want and do live their dreams.  […]

Feedback for Fuller Yoga

It is so great to get feedback on people’s experience of Fuller Yoga™.  After almost 10 years of developing this style (which is hard to explain) I appreciate another yogi’s perspective.  Every time I teach or practice Fuller Yoga my body opens in many new ways and releases some long held tensions that normal yoga […]

3 Things They Don’t Tell You About Positive Affirmations

Most of what’s on my Facebook Page is positive affirmations from various friends and colleagues.  This of course makes sense since I own a yoga studio and teach several classes a week.  However, what I’m realizing about this feel good world is that no one is talking about how to really incorporate these positive vibes […]

Yoga Twists to Detox for Spring

Now that Spring is finally upon us, it’s time to twist out those cobwebs of Old Man Winter.  This will require a chair and humility.  Let’s first open our back a little before we start.  Go ahead and stand up tall, then soften your knees so there is a slight bend, then creasing at the […]

Hey Stiff Neck! De-Stress with easy neck stretches.

This week we are going to learn how to stretch our neck.  Seems easy enough but there are lots of small movements we can do to make the stretches more effective and long lasting.  Again you can do this seated or standing.  (Hint: I recommend doing this with a friend who can read the instructions […]

How to Breathe

One part of living healthy is knowing how to breathe well. When we feel stressed anxious or even lethargic it can make our breathing shallow and labored.  We limit the oxygen to the brain and short circuit our ability to handle stress.  That’s why knowing how to breathe deeply is so important.  Before we begin […]

3 Ways to Know If You are Doing Yoga Right

First of all ultimately yoga is suppose to feel good.  Sure in the beginning it’s painful or uncomfortable during the pose as is anything new or different but we all know that at least after Sivasana we feel better.  However, there are 3 surefire ways to know if you are executing your poses correctly. 1.  You […]

1 Trick to Make Warrior I a Treat

In traditional yoga school most are taught to set Warrior I up with the heels lining up.  The front foot is facing forward and the back foot is turned to a 45 degree angle but both heels line up with each other.  Not only that we are also taught to turn both hip bones or […]

Stop Ploughing Through Plough Pose

There are two kinds of people who should not hold Halasana (plough pose); the beginner and the student who says they’ve had a bad back day. Plough pose is a deep stretch for the long muscles of the spine and when they’ve been locked up for a long time putting them in this deep long […]