A Little Inspiration from Brene Brown

It has been a week of ups and downs for me. I suppose this is typical for 2020. I started to write this evening with feelings of fear and insecurity and in that my purpose wasn’t authenticity and sharing goodness, . However, as I was writing I was reminded of something Brene Brown says, “Don’t…

You Never Know What Others May Be Going Through

I did my yoga teacher training through Namaskar Yoga in Saskatoon under the guidance of Kathleen and Doug . Approximately once month for a little over a year I would spend a weekend immersed in learning various aspects of yoga. At the beginning of each weekend Kathleen would remind us that we never know what…

Hello November

Wow, it is November already! As I flip though my daily planner I can’t believe that there is just under 9 weeks left in 2020. And what a year it has been. This time last year I was recovering from a surgery and anxiously awaiting the new year when I could go back into the…

50 Things to Be Grateful for in the Midst of Covid-19

I am a big believer in the benefits of cultivating gratitude. I have kept a gratitude journal on and off for over two decades. It is one of simplest tools I use that I can credit for helping me to stay positive, joyful, and seeing beauty in the world. During this time where we are…

What is Yin?

Yin is a yoga practice where we are applying healthy stress to connective tissue of the joints- tendons, ligaments, and fascia. We are not trying to stretch or strengthen the joints. During a yin practice we hold poses longer than we do in other yoga classes. Generally, we will hold poses from 1-5 minutes.Because we…