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 »

Did you know this happened to me?

by November 29, 2016
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You may not have known this, but I have worked in Customer Support at a software company in the Cambridge area for 8 years.  The last 4 of which I switched to part-time because the work environment felt so oppressive and stressful.  So, during my last 4 years there, I Read more »

Yoga Mat Recommendations

by July 20, 2016

My students often ask for advice on buying yoga mats.   While it’s tempting to buy a cheap mat, these cheap mats are often made of toxic chemicals (I’ve seen packaging with warnings that pregnant women shouldn’t use them!), they shed and fall apart, and don’t grip your hands when Read more »

What is a Postpartum Doula?

by August 26, 2015 » Add the first comment.

A guest post by Danni Ventre.   I am a nurturer, an educator, an evaluator, and a resource center rolled up in one package. I am a shoulder to cry on, a nonjudgmental ear to listen, and an extra set of hands to help. I am a master chef, a Read more »

Getting through the Winter – some of my favorite things…

by February 10, 2015 » Add the first comment.
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If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you’ll see that Winter is not my favorite season (to put it nicely).  Even though I grew up here in MA, I’ve never liked being cold.  As a kid, I had fun playing with my siblings in the snow, but was probably Read more »

What keeps me going?

by September 28, 2014
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A student of mine once asked me if we could find time to sit as friends and chat about what keeps me going.  Me.  Wow, really?  He said I am always smiling and wants to know my secret… Well, I wasn’t always like this: seen as the positive person – Read more »