Spring is in Bloom

Spring is in Bloom

Spring is in Bloom! Hip Opening Sequence Materials needed: mat, strap Supta Hasta Padangusthasana (hand to big toe pose)- lay on back with knees bent and feet flat. Take your strap around the ball of your right foot, extending the sole of your right foot toward the ceiling.  Hold for 4-5 breaths, extending the leg [...]

Call in the Sun!

Call in the Sun!

I never notice quite how much I miss the sun during our Midwest winters until there is that one random day in February when it peeks out.  On that day, I always stand outside, eyes closed, usually in short sleeves (even though it is still 35 degrees out) and try to soak in as much [...]

Keeping Warm

Keeping Warm

By Erin B. The fire burns low now-glowing embersseem to move with the energy of the heat.It will keep the house warmall winter longif you feed it properly,stoking itand tending to itdaily. To heat a whole houseis an extraordinary featfor such a smallblaze.Miraculous, even. When the fire was new,it would ignite and dwindlein fits and [...]

Why Yoga?

Why Yoga?

By Erin B. I’m a perfectionist. I’m not saying that is just my lot in life, but I AM a first born and the only girl.  So. On the outside, it would appear that being a perfectionist has served me well.  I earned good grades in high school and college; I have a great job, [...]

Coffee Cup Words

Coffee Cup Words

Coffee Cup WordsWhen you crack open, don’t waste a minute gathering up the pieces of who you used to be. I read that somewhere- on an inspirational greeting card, maybe, or a coffee mug. Sometimes, the most profound words are found on coffee mugs, so I don’t judge. And besides- this cracking open is no [...]