What is Fascia?

What is Fascia?

I sometimes get the question “What is fascia?”  Being the anatomy nerd that I am, I find fascia one of the most fascinating elements in the human body.  So let’s dive right in. Fascia (Fa-Sha): A thin sheath of fibrous tissue enclosing a muscle or other organ. Think about a ..Continue Reading

Video:  10 Minute Yoga for a Calm Mind

Video: 10 Minute Yoga for a Calm Mind

Everyday life can get very demanding, whether its your job, kids, projects, you-name-it, it’s all too easy to let ourselves get frazzled by the constant “to do” list. Even just a little yoga can go a long way.  This 10 minute yoga sequence was designed specifically to calm the mind ..Continue Reading

Yoga for Digestion

Yoga for Digestion

The holidays can pose a challenge.  A digestive challenge.  Even the most yogic of yogis out there find it hard to resist all the yummy treats being served up this time of year.  But, never fear!  Yoga postures (and some digestive enzymes) are your friends, and can do wonders to ..Continue Reading

Nourishing the Yin

Nourishing the Yin

I just returned from a week of deep nourishment and self-care, taking a Yin Yoga teacher training over on the Puna side at a beautiful retreat center called Kalani.  Wow, did I need this!  Since I became a mother almost 3 years ago, this is really the first big thing ..Continue Reading