Archive for the ‘Chakras’ Category


Who’s Right? The Republicans or the Democrats?

This can be a tricky question. There are those of us who historically vote strictly along party lines. The problem with this logic is that it creates an “us against them” mentality. It reminds me of high school gym class. The captains are selected, the teams are picked and the competition begins. One side emerges [...]

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Single on Valentine’s Day – Spread The LOVE!

So it’s Valentine’s Day . . . . . What’s a single girl to do? I know this holiday can be very emotionally charged for people, and perhaps especially so for singles. But my sense is that as a single person (male or female) you can choose how you look at this holiday, which is [...]

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Jeez! What’s All This Hype Around Yoga Injuries?

So yeah, I’m a yoga teacher and I do take my job seriously . . . . .  and I make every effort to behave in a responsible fashion when teaching, counseling and talking to students.  But all this negative publicity that is suddenly erupting out here in cyberspace has really got me down.  It [...]

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Why is Dee so Freakin’ Happy?

Look, I admit it. I am one of the happiest people I know.  Seriously! I have definitely *found* the secret . . . . and it wasn’t always this way. As we get nearer to the holidays, I encourage you to take some breathing time out from your overly busy agenda and see if you can look deeply [...]

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Open Your Heart with Fish Posture!

Fish posture has been a mainstay of my yoga practice for as long as I can remember. I practice this posture every day without fail, at least once per day but often twice per day. What is the allure of this simple posture? Although it may look simple, fish posture is really quite involved. On [...]

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Celebrate Non-Judgment Day!

An open heart is a non-judgmental heart. Today I offer you a simple practice, that you can begin to incorporate into your daily life immediately!  Ideally this is something you’ll begin to practice 365 days per year.  Yet there is no better time to start than right now. The practice is simply this:  As we [...]

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Follow Your Heart

What follows is an exploration of the idea of chakras and how we can use this idea as a catalyst for personal growth. The word “chakra” has it’s origins in ancient Indian spiritual traditions. Literally “chakra” means wheel. There are said to be 7 major chakras in the human organism. Each chakra contains energy that [...]

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