Weekly Musings

(Charlotte and I hiked the Railroad Tunnels trail this week. Actually, I would hardly call it a hike; it’s more of a walk. But it got us outside in nature, enjoying views of Lake Mead. Charlotte loved all the new smells, especially the bat and rodent smells in...

Yoga | How To Start A Home Yoga Practice

People see me standing on my head all the time and hear me touting the benefits of yoga. It’s only natural I get these questions a lot: “What do you do to practice yoga at home? What should I do to start a yoga practice?” In case you don’t...

Yoga | Pose Of The Week | Cat-Cow Pose

When I’m first starting to move on my mat, one of my favorite moves is cat/cow pose. It feels SO yummy! It’s one of those poses that was never difficult and always came naturally to me (many people feel that way). It’s always felt good in my body,...

Yoga | Pose Of The Week | Chaturanga Dandasana

For years, I thought I was doing chaturanga the right way (often thought of as the yoga push-up or the tricep push-up). I thought my form was awesome! I also thought it didn’t really matter how good my form was in this particular pose. I had no idea that it was...

Yoga | Pose Of The Week | Downward Facing Dog

When I first started yoga, I strongly disliked downward facing dog pose. I mean, like, for reals! I found it difficult to sustain for long periods (which equated to a few breaths), and I certainly did not find it restful. A coworker once told me that she used to feel...