Tag Archives: energy

Chakra Yoga with Essential Oils

What a wonderful way to spend the morning yesterday.  Keri Johnson, our aromatherapist and yoga instructor, held a chakra balancing yoga workshop in preparation for the solstice. She lead us through 4 asanas for each chakra. She put a drop of essential oil specific to balancing each chakra on our palm before each set of […]

Self Care through Natural Rhythms

Self care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self, and give it the care it requires, we do so not only for ourselves, but for the many others […]

Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

“We embody all the elements: earth, air, fire, water, space.  Through this we are the living embodiment of all of existence.”  – Anne Van de Water, Yoga Instructor.   Essential oils, used in association with yoga, can awaken our connection to the five elements and help us embody our true nature. By fully connecting to […]

Using essential oils in our yoga practice

A few weeks ago I interviewed an amazing yoga instructor, Anne Van de Water, about using essential oils in yoga and how it relates to the five elements and the Chakras.  I will post a video of this interview early next week, but for now I want to highlight some of the things she said.  […]

Window to the Soul: Qi Gong and Tai Chi

This last week I had the honor to co-facilitated a Courage to Lead retreat for non-profit leaders with Ruth Forman and Ken Saxon.  Ruth is both a successful poet and a Qi Gong and Tai Chi Master.  Ken and I invited Ruth to co-facilitate and offer movement as a window to the voice of our […]