Monthly archive for June 2012

Twist into Spring

With springtime just around the corner it makes perfect sense that I feel I need to spring clean my body. Many of my clients tell me they are feeling the same way. Spring is a time to thrive and it is difficult to thrive if you are

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Share Your Intention

I came across this cool website where people share their daily intention. Take a look at some of the intentions that were posted: Don’t let stress dominate my weekend I intend to be grateful, I remembered how I felt as a child always grateful for a sunny

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Learn to Relax

The last three days I have been enjoying the start of my vacation at the cottage. Being on the lake, breathing in the fresh air and taking a break from my routine has allowed me to completely decompress. Even though I absolutely love what I do whenever

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My Favourite Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational quotes can be uplifting. They can change our outlook, our attitude or even set the tone of our day. They can motivate us, give us focus, make us smile or even help us cultivate an intention for our day. I sat down with my husband ,

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The Quiet Practice of Yin

If you have not heard of Yin Yoga it is a wonderful practice to integrate into your weekly yoga routine. Unlike a Yang (vinyasa/flow) practice where you work your muscles a Yin practice moves beyond the muscles into the joints and deeper connective tissue of the body.

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Cultivate an Intention

By Lisa Barkin, Yoga Instructor At the beginning of my yoga class I encourage my students to pause and cultivate an intention or “sankalpa” for their practice. So what does this really mean? In Sanskrit, (An ancient language of India, serving as the root of contemporary Asian

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