Category: Yoga Blog

Conditions for Change

This past weekend, I attended a workshop titled “Creating Transformational Workshops.” It sounds like a big promise, doesn’t it? A big, intimidating, and inspiring topic that I was game to try. When I teach yoga, my hope is that people will experience the same…

Tapping into Your Inner Fire

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “discipline?” I used to think of misery, pain, boredom, and lack of energy. However, my understanding changed in the last year. At the beginning of 2019, I had reached a…

Keeping a Student’s Mind

I had the pleasure of speaking with Megan Ridge Morris about why I’ve decided to work towards my 500-Hour Yoga Certification. I share here because it speaks towards my love of the practice and my love of teaching.

What the Bees Tell Us

Who or what in your life reminds you that you aren’t alone? Is it your spouse, your pet, a family member, or long-time friend? The other day a friend shared an article about an old tradition of “Telling the Bees.” As the granddaughter, and…

Prenatal Yoga

I cut open this gorgeous pepper today for my lunch and was gifted with this little baby pepper inside. I immediately had to show Michele, and we whispered to each other (as if we were going to wake a sleeping baby) how cute it…

Comfortable with Stress?

As my body has gotten stronger, I’ve found a more physical asana practice a little less challenging and a lot more fun. So, it seems fitting that Yin Yoga would show up in my life right now. Two weeks ago, I completed the first…

Staying Power

For the holidays, Michele and I gifted ourselves one of those popular genetic tests. We were happy to find out that the stories of our lineage were true, but the real reason to do the test was to get the genetic health information. The…

Poet Mary Oliver as my yoga teacher?

With the passing of poet Mary Oliver, there were so many quotes posted on social media from her poetry as well as other great information about her life. Amy’s former colleague posted this article about her views on concentration and the creative self and…

Find a New Perspective!

This past weekend, Amy spent a lot of time upside down at The Yoga Loft in Bethlehem for a 17-hour training on inversions led skillfully by Carrie Morgan and Sangeeta Vallabhan. For the first 15+ years of my own personal practice, going upside down…