Asking for Help (part 2)

by October 11, 2019
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Now, let’s talk about the other extreme: always wanting help, all of the time. I find this with my students and otherwise; the always asking for help with something one could take just a few moments to figure out for themselves. Using this “neediness” to find connection with Read more »

Asking for Help (part 1)

by September 26, 2019
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I went to a gas station yesterday morning; a self-serve station that I frequent. I got out of my car, swiped my card and began doing my thing. A man came out of the station and apologized for not being out here to help. I Read more »

Define your new norm

by September 10, 2019

I grew up thinking that stress and anxiety were the norm;That never feeling like I fit in was an inevitable part of growing up;I was taught that struggling on every level was the way life goes.FINALLY, in my late twenties… Yoga, meditation, mindfulness, faith, spirituality, gratitude, and a Read more »

What do you love most?

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The other day I was having dinner with a #privateyoga client. Her young son would express, weekly, that he’d like for me to join them some time. So, I accepted a dinner invite and enjoyed a delicious meal in their home. Read more »

Don’t Abandon Yourself Every Chance You Get

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“Don’t abandon yourself every chance you get.” ⁣⁣This is what I told my class the other night when I felt called to use a theme of keeping your attention “here, with you, on your mat.” I could see it, I could sense it…the energy was all over the Read more »

You Don’t Have to Choose Between Your Partner and Your Doula

by March 2, 2019
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Guest blog post written by Emily Masnoon for the First Time Mom blog in March 2015. When I first became a Prenatal Yoga Teacher, I began hearing about and learning about what a Doula was.  I learned that a Doula is a woman who guides a Read more »

Humidifier Magic

by November 21, 2018

    We’re now well into the Winter-like weather of late Autumn, which means our heating systems have been in use for several weeks now.  With this heat comes dry air.  And with dry air comes dry skin, which includes the tissues inside our throats and nasal passageways.  I’m sure Read more »

Winter Blues No More

by February 21, 2018
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I sat down to meditate this morning and, before I was able to calm my mind, my thoughts went first to my upcoming vacation and then to all of my houseplants that will be cared for by a friend who has agreed to apartment-sit for me.  (If you’ve been Read more »

5 Reasons To See A Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist After Have A Baby

by August 20, 2017
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Guest Blog Post by Shannon Pacella As a pelvic floor physical therapist at the Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center, I have seen many women postpartum, who had no idea how I could help them; they only came across pelvic floor physical therapy after their ob/gyn mentioned it, or after doing Read more »

Corporate Yoga: Is It Worth It?

by December 10, 2016
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Although the title of this blog post sounds a bit deceiving, let’s be honest. I’m a yoga instructor and therefore I’m always going to advocate for the use of yoga in any setting. Corporate settings are no exception. Corporate Yoga has been a part of my offerings for over 6 years now Read more »

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