For Yoga Teachers: Dangerous Alignment Cues (Session 2 of 5)

Avoid 5 of the Most Dangerous Alignment Cues Yoga Teachers CONSTANTLY Use That Prevent Their Students From Getting Stronger, Finding Ease in Their Bodies, and Staying Safe in Their Yoga Practice   To get the most out of each session:   Be in a quiet space....

How to LOVE the People in Your Life

I know you’re someone who genuinely desires a meaningful life sprinkled with rich and fulfilling relationships–that’s why you would end up on a site like mine, reading a blog like this. I truly believe I can help you do this (and I am endlessly...

3 Ways to Bring Unconditional Love Into Your Life

This article is for those willing to admit (even if only to themselves) that they want the love and approval of people in their lives.   The following article was originally published by MindBodyGreen Written by Cori Martinez     You may claim out loud...

5 Minute Yoga Practices- VIDEO

“When you feel good, you act smarter.”-Danielle La Porte (and a lot of other people too) Don’t you agree? Isn’t that your experience? And what is life like when you’re acting smarter? For me: I am more efficient with my time I am less...

Why I Do What I Do

I need to go back 10 years to answer that. A few years prior I had moved to the Big Island of Hawaii, gotten married on the beach, opened a yoga studio in town-which was immediately successful. I had the energy and stamina to almost live up to the insane expectations...

Backbend Tips for ALL Yoga Students (Video)

Although I created this video for yoga students at my yoga studio, Asha Yoga in Sacramento CA., the content is great for YOU too.   Watch the video FIRST.     Then… Try some backbends of your own and write about your experience in the comment...

Give Yourself Some Credit

Don’t be afraid to believe that you’re doing great, that the choices you’ve made have been right, that the way you’ve spent your time has been perfect, that it’s all been enough, even more than enough.   The fact that you yelled, ate all that ice cream,...

Meditation & the Crazy Monkeys in Your Head (Audio)

This podcast is in response to a multi-part question I received from a current student about meditation. The thing is, so many of us have heard of the amazing benefits of meditation and so we get some basic tips or read something brief in a magazine or online...

Meditation Doesn’t Work!

Meditation may not work, it may not really provide all the benefits people claim it does. The changes people experience could be a coincidence, it could be a scam, it could be in their imagination. Or maybe it just won’t work for you. You could be different. Or maybe...

Promises You Should Keep

I know sometimes you think that keeping a promise you made to yourself isn’t as important as keeping a promise you made to someone else. But this is far from the truth. You know how it feels when someone breaks a promise to you? Like they aren’t valuing or respecting...