Everyday Yoga for Tight and Weak Hamstrings


Your Hamstrings: Know them, Love them Three muscles comprise the hamstrings, and their primary work is to flex (bend) the…

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Easy Core Yoga Practices: Three More


In this oft-visited post about my hip and lower back “weak link”, I share go-to core yoga practices that are generally…

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Yoga for the Toes: Another Key for Balance


Yoga practitioners typically remove their shoes and socks prior to class, experiencing yoga postures barefoot on the sticky mat without…

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Yoga And Mental Wellness


The self-knowledge gained from yoga has been evident to practitioners for many generations. Chances are great that your direct experience of…

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 Yoga, Music, and Healing


I love music. I love Yoga. Should I keep these personal passions separate if I am to teach authentically? Not…

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A Litter of Downward Facing Dogs: Ways to Practice


Why Do Dog? I love downward-facing dog. It turns my world around, immediately changing perspective about the challenging issues in…

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The Yoga of Self-Talk: Watch your MOANS


Most of us are quite aware of the power of words. From advertising (Just Do It), internet vitriol, to the positive…

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Yoga Hands: Mudra Magic for All


Mudras are beautiful. Mudra means “seal”. These hand (and sometimes whole body)positions are used to energetically and symbolically connect body/mind consciousness…

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Flexibility, Relaxation, Accessibility: Seven Ways to Practice Yoga Leg Stretch


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A cornerstone pose of every class I teach and my own practice, is reclined leg stretch. Its Sanskrit name is Supta Padangusthasana. Supta…

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Yoga is Therapy: Q and A with Jaimie Perkunas


It takes passion and courage as well as a great deal of time commitment to start and sustain one’s own business.…

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