Shoe stores today have thousands of options for your feet, and now are even touting that certain shoes can help shape and tone your butt when you walk in them. Whether you choose flats or heels, wedges or platforms, flip-flops or sandals, the fashion of shoes puts our feet through all forms of torture. On … Read more ›
I have a confession. I should know better, but when it comes to dancing, the music overtakes me regardless of what my body may be up for. I’m tellin’ ya, I could be in a body cast and I’d get up and move!
If you’ve followed my past couple of posts you’ll know that I’ve … Read more ›
The Vedas, ancient yogic texts, speak to praising the Sun to enhance good health and prosperity, stating that “one who performs Surya Namaskaras (Sun Salutations) daily does not get poor in a thousand births.”
If we look at prosperity and abundance being not just about monetary wealth, but about having the fullest human experience … Read more ›
My latest Podcast from the Body Wisdom Workshop at Inspiring Actions in Hudson WI last weekend has a really neat segment during gorilla pose that discusses the low back. That part of the body that ‘goes out’ and leaves us disabled. This podcast explains what the energetic function of the low back and why it … Read more ›
I don’t expect you to believe me, because what I’m about to say goes against everything we have been taught about fitness and exercise. All I know is that in my little world, for the last six months, I have done 20-40 minutes of simple sun salutations, inversions, and basic twists in the morning and … Read more ›
I have been struggling with pain radiating laterally and below my left knee. My chiropractor and massage therapist have suggested it is from a very tight IT Band—IT Band Syndrome. It’s taken me awhile to narrow down just what’s going on physically. I might add that it’s been quite frustrating being unable to walk for … Read more ›
My husband and I love to play scrabble in the summer on our deck…with wine. Need I say more? Our love for summer afternoons on our deck enjoying the birds, squirrels, and all of nature is probably what prompted the creation of our “on the road” version—license plate scrabble. Apparently we are not the only … Read more ›
I heard on the radio the other day that 30 seconds of popping bubble wrap can relieve as much stress as a 30 minute massage, and I have to say, I totally agree.
Popping bubble wrap is infusing the element of air into your system in tiny little playful bursts. Air is life force, … Read more ›
Ayurveda, the sister science to yoga, teaches us that we all have a season of the year where we will feel better than other times. That’s no newsflash, now, is it? We are all a part of nature so why wouldn’t we have our own especially allotted time to be at our peak? Makes sense, … Read more ›