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  • Grounding and Strength

    May 23, 2023 - Working on feeling stronger can often give a feeling a being more present as well. Let's see if that happens for you today.

  • Being A Champion

    Wednesday, 3.29.23 - It's great watching the NCAA basketball games, and the "yoga" that the teams practice in terms of positivity, breathing, clear minds. One thing I really love is how the practice, every day, every game, that they are champions. We should all do that. :-)

  • Fire Up What You Want to Illuminate

    Wednesday, 3.15.23 - Today we'll consider what we want to illuminate and so heat to it.

  • Getting Grounding With Dancing

    Today we do some dancing, and also some other things. :-)

  • Creating Heat Against the Cold

    Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 - Since it is -1 here in Vermont today, we will be creating some heat to warm up a bit.

  • Suffering Should be Avoided

    Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023 - We'll consider this sutra today for the Sutras of Patanjali - "Suffering that has yet to manifest should be avoided."

  • Open to the Groove of the Universe

    Friday, Dec 16, 2022 - Let's open up to the groove the Universe today (hint: bring your dancing shoes!).

  • Cast Aside the 10,000 Things

    Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 - Today we cast aside the 10,000 things that can occupy our mind, and love only one...the yoga practice.

  • Third Chakra Transformation

    Thursday, Oct. 28, 2022 - Today we consider the transformational qualities of the 3rd chakra, and by making heat in the body you can accelerate this transformation.

  • Tapas in Your Yoga Practice

    Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 - Tapas in yoga can mean courage, heat, or self-discipline...among other things. One thing I recognize is that actually having other people involved with all that sure makes it a heck of a lot easier. Every successful person has many many people how have supported them in ...

  • 3rd Limb - Day Four

    Today we wil do a bit more of a vigorous practice with a bit of core work.

  • The physical practice of yoga is helpful for calming the mind. :-)

    August 31, 2022 - According to the "Sutras of Patanjali," doing the physical practice of yoga (asana), can help to settle the mind. Back in the day, the idea of yoga was more centered on meditation and finding a calmer mind. It was found that moving the body can help with that. With that focus...

  • Take Refuge In the Body

    It's nice to remember that we are traveling in this vehicle that we can escape into when we need a break from it all.

  • Throwback to My First Yoga Style - Ashtanga

    When I first started yoga I started with Ashtanga. We'll do a shortened version of the "primary series" today.

  • Imagination Vacation

    Today we open up our minds to imagination, allowing whatever comes to be long as it's positive. :-)

  • The Moving Body as Meditation

    Sometimes it's nice to sit and mediate, but it's also nice to move, and experience the movement as meditation. That's what we'll do today. :-)

  • It's Only Water

    Jan. 18, 2022 - About a year ago I took my first cold water swim in Lake Champlain. It was amazing! I tried to keep that going, but it takes time to get to the lake, and it's a bit of a hassle. This year I have started to find the cold water experience by taking cold showers. I originally thou...

  • Experience Being Embodied

    Jan. 6, 2022 - All the sensations we have aren't necessarily pleasant, but if we hide from them they tend to get louder and louder and louder to be heard. Let's listen to all parts of our Self today, welcoming everyone to the table. For today's class we will focus on the wonderful experience o...

  • Build Strength In Your Practice

    In this throwback video from 2010, shot in the shores of Lake Champlain, we work on core strength through the bhandas...the energy locks in the body. I hope you enjoy this throwback video!

  • Experiencing Being Alive

    Dec. 30, 2021 - This morning I took a 5 minute COLD was intense! My whole body was alive, and I noticed the back of my neck is particularly susceptible to the cold. After the cold part, I stayed in the shower another 10 minutes to warm it. What a way to start the day!

    The thing a...

  • Can You Feel Your Heartbeat?

    Dec. 7, 2021 - I am reading a book right now called "The External Mind...The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain." In the chapter I am currently listening to it is talking about the idea of "interoception." As the author describes it, "interoception is nothing more than the feeling of being al...

  • Write a List of Things to Look Forward To

    Dec. 2, 2021 - Yesterday a student shared a new song with me from Courtney Barnett - "Write a List of Things to Look Forward To". I like the song, but I like the title even more. Like most people, I've made gratitude lists and thought of things I'm grateful for, but I have to admit, I've never ...

  • Foundational Alignment

    August 6, 2021 - Today I talk about foundational ideas you can use anywhere for physical alignment...oh yay!

  • Have Fun

    July 27, 2021 - Last night I watched the Olympics “Street Skateboard” competition for women. If you haven’t seen it, you should check it out. One of the great things about it was the age of the winners…the gold and silver medalists are both 13-year olds. So cool.

    Something that really inspi...