digesting your day

happy thanksgiving dear yogis! in many ways today is my favorite holiday… a time set aside to celebrate and honor all the abundance and connectedness that our life is full of.  but sometimes we have loaded our plates too full, literally and otherwise, and we need some assistance to help digest it all. the followingContinue reading “digesting your day”

sitting in your own house

greetings sweet yogis, this past week we’ve been house sitting for our dear friends who live on the other side of town… while at the same time entertaining out-of-town guests staying in our home.  all this home switching has involved more planning than usual – mostly around making sure we had the right food, clothesContinue reading “sitting in your own house”

Frustrated? Shouldering Too Much?

Exercises for Releasing Frustration Ever have one of those days?  These next qi exercises are helpful in both cleansing the liver and releasing the upper body tension that sometimes comes with frustration (and sometimes, just comes.)  In the first three exercises, it’s important to always keep a slight bend in the elbows to avoid hyper-extension,Continue reading “Frustrated? Shouldering Too Much?”

Breathing for Digestion/Emotions

ADVASANA CHAKRA BREATHING the following is a really great breathing exercise done lying on your belly (in the ‘advasana’ yoga position), working with breathing into the second and third chakras (energy centers). it’s great for digestion, of food and of life, and to balance your emotional state. it can be practiced anytime – including rightContinue reading “Breathing for Digestion/Emotions”