Tag: conquering fear

ELENA URIOSTE

ELENA URIOSTE

via AL.com, “It’s a  nearly imperceptible movement, but when violinist Elena Urioste is on stage, she often roots her feet to the floor, spreading her weight evenly as she breathes deeply.  Bringing that subtle attention to her stance helps Urioste overcome nerves and remain focused […]

BROWN BEAR

BROWN BEAR

Living in the forests and mountains of northern North America, Europe, and Asia the brown bear is the most widely distributed bear in the world.  Mostly solitary animals, bears gather together at special times during the season for fishing.  Mother bears den when they are pregnant […]

BALD EAGLE

BALD EAGLE

  Sometimes humans forget the true size of the birds of prey, since we’re used to seeing them from a great distance.  The Bald Eagle has been making a comeback in the United States, moving from the endangered category to “threatened.” Bald Eagles like to fish […]

Yoga for Veterans: Still Great!! Still so Helpful to these heros

Yoga for Veterans: Still Great!! Still so Helpful to these heros

“Practicing mindfulness in yoga rebuilds our neural pathways in the brain, and revitalizes the connection that is lost through overstimulation and mental challenges like PTSD, where one purposely detaches from emotional and physical pain,” says teacher Carrie Leven. pass it on

Pigeon Pose

Pigeon Pose

Kapotasana pass it on

Forearm Stand

Forearm Stand

Pincha Mayurasana aka Feathered Peacock Pose pass it on

Knees Chest and Chin Pose

Knees Chest and Chin Pose

Ashtanga Namaskara aka Eight-Limbed Salutation pass it on

Returning from 7 days of Proprioceptive Writing on Retreat

The steady stream of posts slowed to a trickle while I was away at Wisdom House in Litchfield, CT on a retreat with Proprioceptive Writing. I’ll be back to teaching Yoga in Bushwick and Williamsburg next week, but first I must turn 30! pass it on

L Shaped Dog Pose

L Shaped Dog Pose

Adho Mukkha Vrksasana aka Downward Facing Tree pass it on

Yoga Unites Across Cultural, Linguistic, and Economic Gap!

Yoga Unites Across Cultural, Linguistic, and Economic Gap!

  Meet Paige Reeves, founder of YogaVida, a not-for-profit that brings the mental and physical benefits of Yoga to the Latino immigrant community of Pheonix, AZ.  Read this interview with Reeves to find out how she got involved with this vulnerable population and discover how Yoga can […]