Move it or Lose it….Creative Movement Part I

I know, I know, you have heard it before…but I can not stress enough how important it is to move…it is what keeps everything flowing on the inside.  The more we move the more our circulatory system works…and our circulatory system is what distrubutes nutrients and removes waste….we want to make sure all the good things we take in get … Read More

Namaste– Off The Mat

Namaste-The divine within me, honors the divine within you. Bringing “Namaste” off the mat and into the world at large

How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Gratitude is the single most important act you can perform to improve your life. Its free, it’s easy and it’s actually pretty simple as well….all you need to do is spend a few minutes contemplating the things that make your life worth living….what makes you happy, content, satisfied? and then, when you find yourself experiencing those moments– express thanks….and thats … Read More

Standing in Your Power

Strength of Character & Strength of Body We are all born with wonderful fabulous strong supple bodies. It is our birthright to have beautiful bodies that move when we want them to move and be still when necessary. We control our every movement….and our stillness. Being settled and present in your body is a wonderful sensation of peace and power. … Read More

Belly Breathing

Breath is life…we all breath consciously or not, we are all breathing all day every day. All of us are breathing well enough to stay alive…but are we breathing well enough to thrive? The average adult breathes between 17,000 and 30,000 times per day while at rest. This rate speeds up with exercise or stress– up to as many as … Read More

Movement is Life

The essence of life is movement, the ability to move about with pleasure is our birth right. Looking back into the evolution of the species, (or if you prefer, the intelligent design we were created to be) we were made to walk, run, jump, grasp, leap, push, pull, expand and contract. Genetically we are designed to move about for up … Read More

Infused Water & Your Health

So sticking with the hydration theme…I am continuing my quest for tasty ways to enjoy drinking more water in my life. This week I have been playing with water infusions…way easy and really quite tasty…..Since raspberries and blackberries were looking good this week at the store and knowing that they are loaded with antioxidants–which help our bodies fend off disease causing … Read More

Mineral Water, Dehydration and You

  We all know we are supposed to be drinking a bunch of water a day–8 glasses they say….or for a more tangible number, because glasses can be small or big, take your weight in pounds and divide by two….for example: 160lbs=80oz of water per day– or in more visual terms–a glass of wine in a restaurant generally holds about 5 or 6 … Read More

Guns, Germs & Steel

Guns, Germs & Steel – The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond I am about 2/3rds of the way thru this book and am totally fascinated by Mr. Diamonds extensive review of the whole of human history. The mere fact that we have been evolving our bodies and minds for the last 7 MILLION Years just blows my mind….We … Read More