The Mental Impact of Injury: How to Adjust and Manage While Physically Recovering

mental impact of injury

A week after my surgery, I went to see my doctor. He took the stitches out, checked the swelling and told me everything was okay. Of course, all I wanted to know was when I could start doing things. “Well, you should be doing some passive movement exercises. Lie down.” I hopped up on the […]

How to Achieve Balance in Fitness, Healthy Eating and Life

How to Find Balance

Tensegrity. It’s a concept that we learned about in yoga teacher training. It’s a structural principle, often used to describe engineering or building structures, that uses a system of strained distribution to hold a structure together. It’s like a spider web. The web is made of delicate material yet is able to hold the weight […]

How a Daily Practice Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

daily practice

It happens every couple of weeks. Towards the end of yoga class, we practice inversions and inevitably, a student will flag me down and ask for assistance. “I want to do a handstand,” they say. Most of the time, it’s a student who has been working on this pose for a while and wants some guidance. […]

Top 5 Nailed It List of 2014

Top 5 Nailed It List 2014

It’s the end of the year and everyone seems to be in a reflective mood – looking back on the year at accomplishments, could have beens, should have beens and everything in between. It’s a natural cycle, right? To take stock before we plunge ahead towards the new year – a new beginning and a […]