Loving Self-Care through Mindful Hatha Yoga on Zoom

Our true wealth is our HEALTH - the saying goes. And isn't it true that when we struggle with health problems our quality of life suffers. The best investment one can make is investing in one's health, making SELF CARE a DAILY PRACTICE. Good health and vitality should not be a luxury. There is a lot we can do in every single moment of our life to support our amazing body/mind in its functioning so we live a happier, healthier and more peaceful life. Something magical happens when we begin to pay attention to our experience in a kind, non-judgmental and curious manner. There is nowhere to get to in our yoga practice; the invitation is to stay fully present with each breath and movement and to experience the natural quieting of the mind as it unfolds spontaneously. Join a group of women who practice for the same reason: loving self care and reap the many benefits of a committed practice. Let your yoga mat be your sanctuary as you ease and release pain, stiffness and fatigue from your body/mind and nourish your inherent ground of wellbeing. Classes are held on Zoom on Monday and Wednesday evenings @ 6:45 - 7:45 pm EST and on alternating Friday afternoons @ 4:30-5:30 pm EST and Sunday mornings @ 9:30-10:30 am EST. Each class is recorded and the recording link is sent out to members for later practice. Investment: $32.00 / month or $10.00 drop-in fee. A monthly iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation is also included in the monthly fee. Contact me through my website for further information. Upcoming workshops : Our Healing Breath: Breathing to Balance, Breathing to Calm, Breathing to Uplift and Energize.

iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation NEXT IREST MEDITATION ON ZOOM IS ON SUNDAY, MAY 26 @ 4:30

Join me in person or on Zoom from the comfort of your home to rest deeply and to restore with this ancient healing practice. In the safe container of the practice, you are provided with tools to help you relax deeply, to release stress and to increase resiliency. Anyone can benefit from the practice of iRest - whether you are a seasoned practitioner or new to meditation. Integrative Restoration, or iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation is a modern-day secular adaptation of the ancient healing practice of Yoga Nidra. iRest is a form of meditative self-inquiry that research shows effectively REDUCES PTSD, DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, INSOMNIA, CHRONIC PAIN AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY while INCREASING HEALTH, RESILIENCY and WELL-BEING and providing one with a GREATER SENSE OF CONTROL and SKILLFULNESS in Life. It is a body centered, guided meditation practice for SELF-REGULATION and SELF-CARE that nourishes qualities such as JOY, PEACEFULNESS and LOVING-KINDNESS toward yourself and others. iRest meditation can be practiced in a group or individual setting and is most often practiced lying down, however, one is always invited to find the most supportive position for the meditation. You can practice iRest with me from the comfort of your own home by joining our monthly iRest meditation on Zoom. Drop-in fee: $15.00, To book a private or semi-private session, please reach out to me.

MUDRAS - Ancient healing hand gestures

Did you know that our hands and fingers are full of meaning and potent healing energy waiting to be tapped into? Mudras are ancient healing hand gestures that work on our energy body. An inner energy powers our body and mind, flowing through passageways that branch and intersect. This field of energy underlies our physical body and ensures its health and vitality. When the flow of energy through these channels gets blocked dis-ease happens. As you place your hands and fingers into specific positions you activate circuits of energy that have a corresponding felt sense in your body/mind since all areas of the body can be mapped onto areas of the hands. Mudras help release blocked negative energy that causes imbalance and disease and activate a vibrant, healthy energy flow. They strengthen the immune system, balance emotions and aid in mental focus and clarity. They are simple to do, promote self-empowerment and are always at your fingertips. They can be effortlessly incorporated into your moment to moment day-to-day life and are a beautiful testimony to our inherent wholeness. Contact me about private, semi-private or upcoming group sessions. Some of my Mudra sessions: Mudras to support the Breath, Mudras for the Heart, Mudras for the Emotional Body, Mudras to support the Mind, Mudras to open to Wisdom and deeper Insight.