tension relief

A User’s Guide to the Nervous System — A Workshop

At The Yoga Tree Saturday, November 2, 1:00-3:30 Every muscle twitch, every heartbeat, every thought is created by your nervous system, from reflex actions to complex problem solving. So understanding how your nervous system works can help you use your muscles more efficiently, handle stress or tough emotions with greater ease, and work with pain, […]

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The Asmit-o-meter: More about Doing Less

In yoga philosophy, Asmita is one of five kleshas, or things that distract or distort our otherwise quiet mind.  Asmita is often translated as “ego” or a narrow focus on self.  But it’s not just warning against egocentrism or self-conceit.  And it’s not exactly the Freudian kind of ego, and not a dismissal of the […]

New Yoga for Backcare and Wellness Series

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be teaching a therapeutic yoga series at Island Yoga Center on Vashon, beginning January 10!  This class will focus on cultivating a healthy spine and core; balance, poise, and posture; fun, ease and grace.