“Self-care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self and give the care it requires, we do it not only for ourselves, but for the many others whose lives we touch.” – Parker Palmer […]

The other day a student approached me and asked why I thought he should do Yin Yoga. He’s an avid practitioner with a solid practice and has no injuries, so he felt like lying on the floor for two hours doing Yin seemed totally pointless. I looked deeply into his eyes and smiled – a big smile […]

If you’ve ever tried to meditate and kept getting distracted by thoughts popping up, that’s your monkey mind at work. The term is often used in Buddhist circles to describe the mental chatter we humans have going on almost all the time. It’s a playful way of categorizing the many many thoughts that involuntarily float […]

A few weeks ago I had the most amazing vision: I felt that I could actually see my spine in my mind! It looked like one of the most beautiful structures I’ve ever seen, each vertebrae a separate piece of art, pearly white and smooth, like Michelangelo’s marble. It was covered in some clear translucent […]

I recently did a guided meditation with my teacher, and at first it was the usual: Find your seat, get comfortable, check in with your body, feel your breath, notice your mind, thoughts, and feelings. What he said next surprised me: “Just let them be.” Just let your mind, thoughts, and feelings be. Wow. It […]

Summer is over and fall is here. It feels like the perfect synergistic ending and beginning. Now is the time to get rid of stale thoughts, feelings, and physical belongings to make space for newness. It’s time to breathe in new life and let the fresh air fill us. Yogis love their asanas (postures), and […]

Today I’m checking in to let you know about my upcoming Yin Yoga workshop at YogaWorks in September… Yin Yoga Journey: A Meditation for the Body Save the date: Saturday, September 17, 2 – 4pm Place: YogaWorks Westside Address: 37 W. 65th St, New York, NY 10023 You can sign up here! Yin Yoga is […]