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Posts Tagged ‘parasympathetic nervous system’

Take Time for You

As we get ready to enter what I call the Crazy Time Season we have to remember to take care of ourselves. Self-care is so important but we tend to neglect taking care of No. 1. I truly believe you can’t take care of anyone else unless you take care of yourself. Self-care comes in […]


a.m./p.m. yoga

Over the past week my yoga theme was a.m./p.m. yoga. One of my yoga students recently asked me if I could teach poses that could be done first thing in the morning and some poses that could be practiced right before bed. What a great idea! And a.m./p.m. yoga was created by me. A morning practice can […]


Teaching teens Restorative Yoga

Two Sundays ago as I was rolling and carrying all of my props into my Restorative Yoga class (I teach Restorative at the fitness center in my community complex and bring my own props) a woman came up to chat with me. She said her daughter and her Girl Scout friends were learning about breathing and […]