Do you need a pattern interrupt?

Do you need a pattern interrupt?

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it is lethal.” ~ Paulo Coelho While nestled in the mountains near Granby Colorado on the yogadownload.com retreat last week, a student called her week away a “pattern interrupt.” (That’s us in the picture,...
How to look great naked while running from a mountain lion.

How to look great naked while running from a mountain lion.

If you know me you also know that I actually don’t care if you look great naked. And I honestly don’t care if you’re carrying a round a little spare tire. My mission as a health coach, massage therapist and yoga teacher is stress relief not weight loss. In some cases,...
Why we practice corpse pose

Why we practice corpse pose

“For a star to be born: a gaseous nebula must collapse. So collapse. Crumble. This is not your destruction. This is your birth.” – Zoe Skylar Last week, buzzed on the sweet anticipation of Halloween, I wrote about the importance of play. Today, through my sugar...
The agony and ecstasy of hydrotherapy

The agony and ecstasy of hydrotherapy

Howdy cowboys! Want to know my new secret to success and well-being? — HOT-COLD SHOWERS — Yep! Contrast showers, or hydrotherapy, are actually not a new trend, but rather have been used around the world for centuries as a healing modality. This technique,...
Flee . Freeze . Fight

Flee . Freeze . Fight

There’s nothing like spending a week in your mother’s home to bring out your inner child, right? Or in my case, I’m spending a hot August week back home getting reacquainted with my angry, scared inner teenager. Last week my 42 year-old self had been teaching to...