Katie’s Bookshelf: The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

“The Gifts of Imperfection” by Brene Brown is one of her earlier works but such a “go to.”  It’s a book on letting go of our perceptions and “shoulds” of who we are supposed to be and cultivating who we are.  Much of Brown’s work focuses on shame, vulnerability, authenticity, and empathy.  One of herContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown”

Do Nothing: Restorative Yoga Self-Care

What I am about to proclaim is radical; you have permission to do nothing.  Do nothing every month, every week, or every day. Go wild and do nothing every hour!  We all have so much to do at home, work, school, and all the places. There will always be something to do.  I promise thatContinue reading “Do Nothing: Restorative Yoga Self-Care”

Simplify Your Practice

Savasana, the ending resting pose in most yoga classes, can conjure up all sorts of feelings. I would go as far to say that you either love it or hate it. How can one pose create such an emotional reaction? I would guess that those who hate it are challenged by the stillness and struggleContinue reading “Simplify Your Practice”

Lasater Yoga’s 21-Day Savasana Intensive – My thoughts

I recently completed Lasater Yoga’s 21-day Savasana Intensive.  Seems strange that Savasana(relaxation) and intensive can go in the same sentence huh?  Well THEY DO!  Savasana can be one of if not the most difficult poses in yoga.  “Why?  You just lie on the floor?”  Well yes.  That’s where the real work happens.  Not the outerContinue reading “Lasater Yoga’s 21-Day Savasana Intensive – My thoughts”