As a child, I am sure I was many things but one thing that stood out a lot was how awkward I felt - frequently. There were times people mistook me as a boy due to my short haircut and my dominantly direct nature which was deemed as masculine. I remember sometime after college at a gathering ……Read More
In the new studio space (opening January 1st) I am proud to be able to share we will have yoga classes offered throughout the week. We'll start with a few classes and build on that as interest is gained. I sure hope you can all meet me on the mat, sharing our practice together, beautifully imperfect, visiting with our soul while strengthening our bodies.
Calm. Connected. Consciousness.
She continued to communicate with me in her words, “up, down, flip, turn” and I obeyed and allowed her to do what she planned. She gently massaged rosemary and mint oils into my hair and scalp and wrapped my head in a warm towel. She massaged my face and painted on a cucumber and milk mask. She then placed warm hot towels across my body as she finished massaging my front side.
I was jelly.Read More
"Practice what you preach" ran through my head. I took a bath. I took a minute to walk away and get that solitude I crave. (fun fact - people that can work hours on end in a dark and quiet room are most likely introverts, lol) I felt bad doing it, guilty for not spending time with my kids, panicked the dishes weren’t done, and wondering if I was a bad person/mom/wife for taking that time. But I grabbed a book and dove in. Something had to be here printed in these pages for me to grasp onto.Read More
"We'll take them both please" with a smile on my face as I watched hers wash over with surprised joy. It was such a feel-good moment you guys - my heart swelled - I felt like the best big sister in the world - and then the words came.....Words out of the cashier's mouth. Words that make your eyes squint up a bit and your lips pucker.
"WOW, I wish MY mom was that nice!"
(insert sound of screeching tires)
How we choose to answer the question I asked above, how we choose to look at the cards dealt to us over the last year, how we choose to think and act will only attract more of that energy. If we think of ourselves instead of human beings having a spiritual experience - but rather spiritual beings having a human experience, there becomes a shift in perspective.Read More
What does your year in review look like? What do you want to attract in 2018 when it comes to health, finances, family, purpose, etc? Take it another step - how are you going to actively get after those goals? What steps will you take to make this next year one you feel confident about?Read More
More and more people are seeing complementary ways to achieve wellness. Some medical practices only treat symptoms and never fully address the initial cause of the problem, or fail to look beyond the physical to address the mental or emotional state we have. Energy work can help you achieve wellness by addressing the physical, mental and emotional issues that can be holding you back from achieving connection and flow of mind, body, and spirit.Read More
Reiki is a gentle and safe healing practice that is geared towards removing any energy blocks in our system caused by emotional, mental or physical stress and pain. Following any energy session, it is wise to be kind to yourself and emotions you may experience. You may feel energetic, tired, confused or incredibly clear, sad or the happiest you've been in years - it is different for every individual and every session.Read More
If you haven't begun taking part in a routinely scheduled mindful practice, here are some quick tips that will get you on the calm trail.Read More
Now that we've begun to figure out the basics of energy, how and when to ground ourselves....let's take a peek at some real life examples of how energy that isn't channeled in a healthy way can eventually manifest itself physically within us.Read More
When I've taken the steps to get centered with myself and ground myself back to a level place, that is when I begin taking simple steps to figure out what is really going on inside. I start by asking myself a series of questions....Read More
Not all days can be love and light days. Those are the days where you fight and make up (and now I've got Katy Perry in my head) and move forward. Or, those are the exact moments I am helping to communicate to you where you can take a step back and say to yourself
"Self, you are out of whack and this is not going well. Take a breather. Take those 30 seconds and unwind in order to reconnect my energy the way it needs to be in this present moment."Read More
Everything is made of energy, including you and me. Einstein taught us that what we thought was matter is really energy, with vibration so low that it appeared to be physical. In reality, we are energy beings living in the energy environment of Earth, within the energy environment of the Universe.Read More
We spend all this time preparing our external self for winter but what are we doing for the internal self and how are we preparing our skin for the seasonal change?Read More
We all know a person that prides themselves on being stressed, equating stress with being busy, busy with being needed, being needed as being successful (or any arrangement of that flow). They thrive in stressful situations. Others, well, not so much. The others are the people in my room, seeking a moment of clarity, consoling, and calmness.Read More
Countless studies confirm that the simple act of receiving most forms of body work (massage, facials, reflexology, acupuncture, etc.) have an immediate influence in the body's level of cortisol - therefore, a decrease in tension and the mind's level of anxiety.Read More
I want to talk through this, and start a conversation about how stress really works in your body and how stress is one of the biggest road-blocks in a grounded mind, body, spirit connection. Then, to pull it together and apply it to your well-being, how does all of that affect your skin.Read More