The Edge States

The Edge States

I’ve been thinking lately about edges, both literally and figuratively.  When I taught school one of my favorite things to explore with my students was the meaning behind idioms.  After we investigated the historical and cultural context, I instructed the kids to...
The Glory of Friendship

The Glory of Friendship

I recently went through a difficult place emotionally. Who hasn’t had a dark moment of the soul? What’s fascinating is that just prior to the low place I was in a spiritually high place, riding the wave of joy and utter contentment. What caused this shift? Mean and...
Belonging

Belonging

I’ve been pondering many things lately besides yoga, meditation and mantras. I’ve been reflecting on how to stay positive in a negative world, how to stay informed when the news wants to harp on and on about the same old same old, how to not worry about bombings over...
The Healing Power of Mantras

The Healing Power of Mantras

Have you ever craved peace or freedom from anxiety? Has your day, your life caused you to seek a space and time for meditation or relaxation in the infrared sauna at the studio? Are you wondering why Yoga and meditation are being encouraged, often prescribed by...
Go Beyond

Go Beyond

As Tina Turner says, what’s love got to do with it?  Everything!  And so does breath!  I recently moved my 89-year-old mother from El Paso to Mansfield.  She has lived in the far west reaches of Texas for the majority of her life.  Needles to say, this move has been a...