April 17, 2017

A Tiny Spot In Mouse Brains May Explain How Breathing Calms The Mind

by Jessica Boddy

It doesn't require yoga or meditation to distress by taking long, slow breaths.

Take a deep breath in through your nose, and slowly let it out through your mouth. Do you feel calmer?


April 5, 2017

We got the recipe while visiting our grandma the last summer! Of course, she got it from someone else and so I don't have the original source where it comes from but it's great. I hope you will enjoy it as well!

1 to 1 1/2 cup Almond milk (or milk of your choice)

1 cup f...

April 5, 2017

The underlying theme is to simplify, slow down, pay attention to details, and have faith–not as an act of wishful thinking, but because as you take these steps you see that your life is actually unfolding with a sense of order. They are:

1. Clean up your space. It goes...

March 7, 2017

Tips for Surviving Daylight Savings Time

Turning your clock one hour ahead every spring isn’t easy. I know from my own experience that it takes me some time to adjust my personal clock with the daylight saving time change. Luckily, solutions are not out of reach. In a s...

March 23, 2016


There are a lot of different cleansing techniques out there, and finding the one that’s right for you can sometimes feel overwhelming. If you really just want to give your body a break, hit the reset button on your digestive system, and do a short detox without a lot...

March 5, 2016

The thymus (located behind your sternum, or breastbone) is associated with the immune system as it produces white blood cells. White blood cells are in charge of attacking illness in the body.  The thymus gland begins to break down and shrink after puberty, and it’s be...

February 13, 2016

Freeing the Pelvis and Ribcage in Twists


In this twisting practice, the goal is to elongate the trunk and spine so that the pelvis and rib cage can move freely with a certain amount of independence from each other. To help this happen, focus on folding cleanly at the h...

December 10, 2015


If you find yourself more bleary-eyed than bushy-tailed in the morning, try inviting some vitality into your day with an uplifting practice called “Breath of Joy.” 


Benefits - Uplifting, energizing, and cleansing.

The Breath of Joy awakens your whole system. It increas...

December 5, 2015

Stair Step Breath

is mildly energizing breath that is safe for most people.  The activity in the practice gives the busy mind something to do, so it is appropriate for both anxiety and depression


  1. In a sitting or supine position, inhale in little sips or steps of...

November 20, 2015

Enjoy my new "Let Stress Go" (12 poses sequence) -- to help you to wind out at the end of the day! Happy Thanksgiving!



1. Reclined Twist Pose 

2. Supta Padangusthasana 1

3. Supta Padangusthasana 2

4. Supta Padangusthasana 3

5. Child Pose

6. Hero Pose with Eagle Arms

7. Her...

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