Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude is powerful stuff. It keeps the heart open and prevents taking regular blessings and privileges for granted. Being thankful is easy when things are good. It’s not so easy when things aren’t going as well as we wish, when things like illness or...
Milestones…

Milestones…

I taught my 1,000th yoga class yesterday. Yoga sure can be a great physical workout. But it can also be so much more than that. It can… … relieve stress. A yoga class is a chance to take an hour-or-so retreat from the busy-ness of life to meet your own needs, instead...
Don’t worry ‘bout a thing…

Don’t worry ‘bout a thing…

I’m not a great sleeper. I almost always fall asleep without any difficulty, but I sleep lightly and am easily awoken by the smallest noise. If I am awoken, it often takes anywhere from two to four hours for me to get back to sleep. My friends know this about...
Create Your Own Yoga Experience

Create Your Own Yoga Experience

Guest post by Reviews.com (Facebook: @reviews.com) Creating your space One of the best parts of practicing yoga is the ability to make space and time for yourself. Between work, school, families, and whatever else life throws at us, we can lose ourselves quickly....
De-mystifying the types of yoga

De-mystifying the types of yoga

Yoga’s not for everyone, but just about anyone can benefit from it. The huge variety of styles to choose from can be overwhelming. Different styles suit different needs and approaches to fitness. Here are a few of the more common… Hatha:...
If at first you don’t succeed…

If at first you don’t succeed…

The closure of one year and the beginning of a new one is for most of us a time to take stock, to reflect on how things are going and how that differs from how we want them to be going, to consider how we’re spending our time and energy and how we might shift...
Imagine Never Saying Never

Imagine Never Saying Never

I never imagined that I would be a yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner, or that I would be a loving, doting step-father.  But I am. Before that, I never imagined that I would be a government policy analyst.  But I was. Before that, I never imagined that I would teach...
Savasana

Savasana

I teach at Moksha Yoga Peterborough and recently wrote a series of blog posts for Moksha Yoga International’s website. The first in the series is on Savasana…
Balance At Work News: FALL 2015

Balance At Work News: FALL 2015

FREE YOGA! Balance At Work is 1 Year Old! To celebrate Balance At Work’s 1-year anniversary and to express my gratitude, all classes are free to everyone during the week of November 16th, including current students, former students, and newcomers! Classes will...