Our Monthly Yoga Project: Goals & Intentions

Our Monthly Yoga Project explores the benefits of yoga for the body and mind, while giving me an outlet to share the growth and awesomeness of my personal practice. While I am not a doctor or a yoga instructor, I hope to share the knowledge of others who are, in supporting the evidence that yoga creates…

Our Monthly Yoga Project: Poses for Digestion

Our Monthly Yoga Project explores the benefits of yoga for the body and mind, while giving me an outlet to share the growth and awesomeness of my personal practice. While I am not a doctor or a yoga instructor, I hope to share the knowledge of others who are, in supporting the evidence that yoga…

Want to do a Yoga Column?

My gal pal of 10 years, and also an incredible yoga instructor, Lauren Vandermar, and I were chatting one day about how I managed to sprain my tailbone while giving birth to my daughter. Two and a half years later, I still can’t sit comfortably and getting up from a seated position is even harder…

Essential Elements for Staying Fit on a Budget

I don’t spend tons of cash on a fancy gym membership and shiny work-out equipment doesn’t fill my front room.  But, still, I make exercise a priority. Why? Because it is the best method of prevention from physical and emotional illness. How? With these essential elements for staying fit on a budget. The Local Library…

Jumping Rope Rocks For Your Body, Mind & Family

Physical Health Burn through calories like you never ate or drank them. Maintain a healthy body weight. Look good in your favorite jeans. Sure, these are all reasons that jumping rope rocks your body.  However, hidden benefits make skipping rope worth every sweaty sacrifice. Jumping rope positively affects more than just the outward appearance. Let’s take…

Three Easy Yoga Poses to Work into a Toddler-Tastic Day

If your toddler’s routine is anything like mine, take advantage of reading time after lunch, before nap, by sprawling out on the floor with some digestive-supporting stretches. This all started when our one-year old girl decided her free soul could no longer tolerate being cooped up on my lap, in the rocking chair, during story…