Why does February and my fibromyalgia go together?
When life kicks you in the ass....
It seems that right after Halloween the Christmas MADNESS hits, people forget about Thanksgiving, and stores have had Christmas merchandise out since August. With all of this pressure to go to every store that has a sale, figuring out who to get gifts for, what house the holidays will be at.........and the list could go … Continue reading It’s The Most Stressful Time Of The Year
Vacations are good for the mind, body, and soul. It's nice to get away from what your, "normal," life is. That is what I did. My father recently moved from Illinois to Maryland and I decided to go visit him. Which was a huge thing and it involved a lot of firsts. First time flying … Continue reading Everyone needs a break… Including Yoga Instructors
As Savasana/final relaxation comes to an end all the yogis on their yoga mats start to twitch and wake up from their yoga naps, roll over to one side for fetal pose, and than gently sit up and say namaste. After class ends some people roll up their mat right away, other people stay in … Continue reading Yoga Doesn’t End After Savasana
Inhale lift up your right leg, exhale low lunge plant your lifted foot between your hands, and inhale crescent lunge. As you get settled in your crescent lunge, notice how your thigh, hips, and shoulders are feeling. What sensations is your body giving you? What part of the body is stretching? Are you remembering to … Continue reading One Fish, Two Fish, Crescent Lunge, & Prayer Twist
Compassion is an amazing quality for a person to have. Understanding, gratefulness, and just a sense of happiness are also great qualities and vibes/energies a person can give off over their day, week, month, and year. I have notices since I have been reiki trained that I can pick up on the energy people give … Continue reading Can I Bananasana With You?
Being alone is something that everyone experiences. Some people like it, others hate it. I tend to be one of those people that extremely enjoys being alone. It's nice, quiet, I can get some work done, de-stress, sleep, talk to my lovely boyfriend (we both work all the time, are in school, and he is … Continue reading Yoga Date With Me, Myself, and I
"When life gives you lemons......you make lemonade." This is a quote/phrase/saying that is said to smooth any rough patches that life wants to throw at us. This is a very yoga type saying, it means try to find the good in all situations. But, sometimes you can't find any good in a situation and you're … Continue reading Yoga, Warp Tour, & Hashimoto’s Disease
When you (yes I am talking to you) think of yoga, what comes to your mind? Workout, zent out, bending, relaxation, or another word? People go to yoga classes for different reasons, whether it be emotional, physical, or a combination of both. Personally I got into yoga for strictly stress management. I was just starting … Continue reading Restore Your Mind, Body, & Soul