Tag Archives: body

Change is in the Air

Change is in the Air

Change is in the Air The colorful fall leaves are reminding us that change is in the air. My daughter sent me a picture and quote showing a tree losing its leaves which said, “The trees are about to show you how beautiful it is to let go.” I am about to embark on a […]

Enjoying Water


Enjoying Water I am sitting by a river in the Rocky Mountains pondering water and what a truly miraculous and wonderful gift it is. Things that are growing and healing need water—lots of water. And it can be so very beautiful. Today I feel grateful for water. Maybe you can, too. Here are some ideas […]

The Thrill of Trying New Things

Thrill of trying new things

The Thrill of Trying New Things There is a thrill that comes from learning and trying new things—both for the student and the teacher. Last week I attended a Thai Energy Yoga training. I picked up some new ideas I want to use in helping my clients get up after a session. Transitioning from the […]

Wellness retreats, Health Fairs, Conferences

Wellness Retreats

Wellness retreats, Health Fairs, Conferences As we approach spring and think about moving our bodies and improving our health, there is a wealth of information, support, and tools to be found at wellness retreats, health fairs, and various health related conferences. For instance, next Wednesday, March 2nd, Topeka’s Washburn University will be hosting a Wellness […]

Stop Dieting – Eat Mindfully Instead

Stop dieting - eat mindfully

Stop Dieting – Eat Mindfully Instead If you started a diet at the first of the year, I suggest that you stop dieting and eat mindfully instead. Last week I emphasized NOTICING how we treat and move our bodies. Today let’s talk about noticing food and how we eat. Focusing on food has to be […]

Beginning Yoga Poses

Beginning Yoga Poses

I love the word, “beginning,” and in light of a blueprint for wellness, beginning yoga is a wonderful idea. Here are some reasons I love the practice of yoga. It makes us stop what we are doing and spend some time paying attention to what our bodies are feeling and how they move. While moving […]

Blueprint for Wellness – Movement

Blueprint for Wellness

The Blueprint for Wellness for the body must include movement, but not just any movement, movement that you love! Do you remember how you loved to move as a child? I believe recapturing that love of movement is our goal. Unfortunately, what I have found over years of working with people and movement and struggling […]