Exercise, Holistic Practices, Personal Experience, Self-Help, Yoga

Intentions: The What, Why and How

If you are one of those people who take yoga regularly, or even if you're just starting out, you may have heard of something called an intention. Many instructors will suggest that a student sent one for that day's practice. Sometimes, it might merely be to focus on the breath to keep your concentration or… Continue reading Intentions: The What, Why and How

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May 2014 Articles and Recipes

Although I've been posting each week, I'm unplugging. I've felt the need to step away from my computer for a little bit. With my daughter determined to walk and explore, I think now is a great time to spend time with the family and knuckle down to do other things I've been needing to accomplish.… Continue reading May 2014 Articles and Recipes

Articles and Links, Diet, Exercise, Holistic Practices, Meditation, Personal, Self-Help, Yoga

Counting to Five: On and Off the Yoga Mat

Last week, I wrote about finding a yoga class that fits your needs. This week, I thought I'd dig a little deeper, starting with five things to bring to class and ending with how to incorporate it more into your daily life. It's important to remember that yoga as exercise sells at gyms because it… Continue reading Counting to Five: On and Off the Yoga Mat

Exercise, Holistic Practices, Self-Help, Yoga

How to Find the Right Yoga Practice for You (and Have Fun Too)

Yoga is good for you. It is also a booming business. There are a plethora of choices out there as to how you can go about developing and maintaining a practice: studios, gyms, online websites, DVD's, private instruction, books, audio CD's, and so forth. The sheer number of options can leave you overwhelmed and wondering… Continue reading How to Find the Right Yoga Practice for You (and Have Fun Too)

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Weight Training: Endurance vs. Function vs. Strength

There are a lot of resources out there telling us that we need to do more weight training to sculpt ourselves into stunners, especially women who are at higher risk of osteoporosis. I'm going to run through all three types of weight training in order to help you pick which is best for you, as… Continue reading Weight Training: Endurance vs. Function vs. Strength