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Summer Offerings for Kids & Adults

 Summer 2018 : Kid’s Camps & Adult Workshops/ Retreat If you have questions about how to register for any of the below offerings, let me know. Scholarships are available for both the Wholistic Fitness™ Kids Camp and the Youth Theatre Camp. If you are a La Plata City employee you can use your Wellness Bonus … Continue reading

Breath For Life

       Baby Dewa Watching a baby breathe is one of the most awe invoking experiences. This bundle of energy, whose developing brain needs copious amounts of oxygen in order to grow, breathes a naturally full, even, rhythmic breath. While us adults, for the most part, breathe more carelessly, with swallow and sporadic breaths. … Continue reading

A Sankalpa Practice

Namaste! Welcome to a new moment, a new day, a new week, a new month, A New Year! And to the energies of a Super Full Moon – whose feminine presence reminds us to take time and space to nourish our deepest heart-felt desires. The Sanskrit translation is called a Sankalpa and speaks to the … Continue reading

Heart To Heart Breathing

Heart to Heart Breathing Gently Hold hands with your child (or partner) and make soft eye contact. Right hand (giving) facing down into child’s left hand (receiving) and child’s right hand facing down into partners left hand. As you start to exhale you gently squeeze the child’s left hand with your right. Share with your child … Continue reading

Gratitude Meditation

There is so much to be thankful for in every moment. It can be easy to forget how precious our lives are when we don’t take the time to practice gratefulness. Our primitive brain  wired to focus on fear, doubt and worry. It takes effort and awareness to choose to recognize the blessings and gifts that … Continue reading

“MA” Yoga

My Yoga is so uniquely my own, just as your Yoga is so fabulously yours! Lately, I have been reflecting on what Yoga means to me. Especially as I feel my body responding to old injuries and traumas and how that’s playing out in my thoughts and emotions. Additionally, how the blessed role of being … Continue reading

Three Part Breath

 “What can we do but keep on breathing in and out, modest and willing, and in our places? ”                    ~ Mary Oliver   Three Part Breathing Practice: Even though the gift of breathing is an involuntary act, we can focus the way that we breathe. When we … Continue reading

Self Love (Atma Prema)

The cultivation of Self-Love (Atma Prema) is a discipline. Translated, discipline means “to teach.” Perhaps when we were young we didn’t have any self-loving role models to teach us how to love ourselves in a healthy, wholesome way. Note to self,  that is okay. Those ‘role-models’ did what they did based on any number of given … Continue reading

Being Peace

As i prepare for my upcoming class on Monday, Cultivating Peace in our Breath, as part of the “12 days of Giving” sponsored by Inhabit, i am reminded of the classical text of Pantajali’s Yoga Sutra where he imparts his teachings on the Klesha’s. A Klesha  can be translated as a painful mind state or affliction of the mind. From … Continue reading