I used to suffer horribly from Seasonal Affective Disorder (it’s called SAD for a reason!). I dreaded every winter: its dark days, and the trees with no leaves. My Little Yoda wondering where the grass went Luckily, in my personal studies, I came across Ancient Chinese Taoism, and it made so much sense … More Healing Through the Seasons: A Taoist Summer
Five years ago, I started the Facebook Page Yoga for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Fibromyalgia & Hypermobility, due to the lack of information on Yoga & EDS. Over the years there has been some growth in this field, but I’m still often asked: “I have EDS, and I just started yoga. However, I was told yoga is … More Yoga for EDS? Is it Safe?
Yoga + Float Tank = Amazing I thought the winning combination for floating was: Float Tank + Massage However, after today’s float I learned that I don’t always know the whole picture, so why make a judgement? That keeping a massage out of a float experience allows you to simply float, and tank on that … More Beach Yoga + Float Tank = One Sea + Just Be
The closest I ever came to labeling myself is right before your eyes: a gluten free yogi. But if I had the nerve to label myself, I would see the term Taoist float to the surface. Since high school, whenever Taoism came my way, I thought, “Yes, I follow something like that. That’s my inner-philosophy.” The … More Deeply Daily Breathwork (A Taoist’s Autumn)
Give this some thought: When tension dissolves-who are you? For someone with chronic pain, like myself, we know tension all too well. So this question becomes more like an invitation. So by all means, give it some thought: When tension dissolves-who are you? In that spaciousness inquire who you are. During the centering of class … More Up & Out of Body Experience
Anyone else follow Beth on her blog Tasty Yummies?! When I first became gluten free, her amazing recipes came to my rescue. With flair, she posts recipes tailored for her allergies and auto-immune disorder, but she has since become a certified yoga instructor and is now becoming a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. I can’t wait to see … More Slow Down Fast Eater, Savor the Moment
It’s real funny, innit, how life sends you lessons of learning. One of the many reasons I’ve come to Love yoga, is that you can always learn more. This is the perfect scenario for somebody like me: “A Sponge” I just can’t stop soaking things up. So I was excited when I learned some new … More Out of Our Funk, Into the Truth: Reprogramming Our Alignment