May this poem offer solace as it did eighteen years ago. ODE TO KEEPING QUIET Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still. This one time upon the earth, let’s not speak any language, let’s stop for one second, and not move our arms so much. It would be a delicious […]
Avoid travel aches and pains Driving is one of the biggest contributors to back pain and Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest on the roads. Before you go, take 7 minutes to watch this video from one of my visits with Seth & Lauren on Mass Appeal. Your back will thank you!
Bring some support for a long drive Enhance your car’s lumbar support with a small pillow or hand towel placed at belt level. Back support helps keep shoulders centered over hips.
Is your back dreading your vacation drive? It truly only takes 2-5 minutes of stretching to prevent the aches and pains associated with long car trips. At each rest stop, take time to a) Side bend and b) stretch your front pocket area – the front of your hips and thighs. Hold the stretch gently for 30 seconds […]
Hadley Yoga Studio Hadley Health Center on Russell St/Route 9 $13-20 drop in. Drop ins always welcome! 10 – 11:30 Fridays Mats and props provided. Explore gentle movement, breathing, meditation, therapeutic postures, and deep relaxation to restore your body to balance. Suitable for every – body. Come play!
I believe Anyone – every body – can do yoga The human body is resilient and designed for movement Relaxation is always present, under the surface stress of our lives It is fully possible to live without pain, even as we age We can change our habits Change takes time and comes best with compassionate support We can better […]
This week, honor those behind the scenes. Honor those who’ve made an impact in your life, teachers, elders, leaders. Honor the worker who cleans your office, drives your bus, enters your data. Honor those who make things happen. If Jo Ann Robinson hadn’t stayed up all night mimeographing boycott flyers, the world might not know about […]
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Tired of unsolicited advice about my parenting, I try to refrain from offering my own. When it’s asked for? I share. This month, in Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting. Look for me on the Hilltown Families Blog, the first Monday of each month, sharing more about how yoga influences my parenting and vice versa.
The difference between being comfortable in the deep end and being in over your head, this month, in Off the Mat: Reflections on the Practice of Parenting. Look for me the first Monday of each month, sharing more about how yoga influences my parenting and vice versa.