Other People’s Bizness

I don’t talk often enough about the women out there doing so much amazing work with bellies, abdomens, and beyond.  So, here is a post dedicated to other people’s work that has been inspiring my freaking socks off lately! http://lesliehowardyoga.com  Yoga specifically for the pelvic floor!!  Talk about “Why haven’t I known about her before … Continue reading …

Speaking of the “Softer Side”

In my last post I wrote about the joy of engaging with the softer side of abdominal care, the joyful side of it. And I was reflecting that this is something that yoga helps us to do so beautifully. Yoga is so intimately connected into our abdomens, not just through the physical poses that I … Continue reading …

Abdominal Cleansing – Agni Sara

Amazing!  This timed perfectly with last week’s Abdominal Adhesions Newsletter about the pelvic floor.  (I’m sure YI did that on purpose. 🙂 )  Anyhoo . . . Wow, this is SUCH a great article.  The agni sara abdominal exercise is such a necessary and fundamental part of a yoga practice and it is discussed and taught … Continue reading …

The Psychology of Yoga

I think most people don’t realize just how psychological of a practice yoga is.  And I don’t mean examining your fear of going upside down for handstand, or finding out what emotion is blocking your twists. I mean, in order to really practice yoga we always have to be examining and working with ourselves – … Continue reading …

What is Practice? It’s the Act of Learning.

People think that when they come to yoga class, or when they’re on my table, or when they’re doing the belly self-care videos, they should “get it” right away.  They get frustrated when they don’t.  And understandably so. Most people like to feel that they understand that whatever they’re doing, that they’re doing it well. … Continue reading …

I Also Had Days Off

I went over to a friend’s house the other day.  She is also self-employed and has many irons in the fire and she is also slightly obsessive and sometimes impossibly driven, like myself.  I’m sure there’s some profile of people who work for themselves and this is no doubt part of it. There was another … Continue reading …

It’s Alive: E-Book on Abdominal Adhesions

My new ebook website for holistic books is alive . . . like, really alive!  I’ve been piecing this together for what seems like years – oh wait, it has been years – and now it’s (mostly) ready to go.  So exciting. Right now it’s just my one lonely, but fabulous, book about meditation: Because … Continue reading …