Things are coming together nicely for our post-cancer-fundraiser! Yoga Schedule for Sunday, June 8th: 11:00am Gentle Yoga with me (Jenni Burke)- also draws and likely a speech, be warned! 12:30 Yoga with Jenn Apple Pridham (Resilient Seed Wellness) 2:00pm MedMob with Jenn Apple Pridham (Resilient Seed Wellness) 3:15pm Yoga Flow with Christina Harvey-Klein (Goodlife Fitness)… Continue reading Yogi’s Unite!
Since posting our last three blogs about Jenny Jackson-Hall's post-cancer fundraiser it became apparent that people might need to know why we would need to do one at all. There are two stories here... 1)Jenny's financial truths and 2) the reason why I felt the need to help support her through her journey. JENNY'S STORY… Continue reading Time To Thrive
WELL since talking to the lovely Jenny Jackson-Hall after our last blog post about her journey through cancer a few more details have fallen into place. The fundraiser and head-shaving event will take place the evening of Friday, June 6th. We are going to include 2 outdoor yoga classes, with all funds going to the family (this… Continue reading Upping The Ante!
In November 2013 one of the strongest, healthiest, most inspiring women I know was diagnosed with breast cancer. From the beginning of her diagnosis she has been very open about the joys and sorrows that have accompanied her journey through cancer. Her courage and positive attitude has inspired many who have shared the intimate details… Continue reading Facing The Ego
Someone recently commented that my life is like a roller-coaster.... yes it is! Lots of ups and downs, twists and turns and loop-d-loops! Always lots of change, but also lots of learning and that is what I am most passionate about. Learning and growing so I can continue to create the life of my dreams.… Continue reading Life Is A Roller-Coaster
Welcome to the dark side. Yoga has been a gift of Light for me throughout many life challenges over the last 17 years. Yoga has also allowed me to be a Light-giver. What does not often come forth in my public or professional life is the Darkness. Mostly this is a part of all of… Continue reading Reflection Of Self
The cycles in my life always bring me back to this need to create space. Creative space. Breathing space. Personal space. As a mother who also works with kids and runs my own yoga business, there leaves little room for me. I spend most of my time and energy thinking about others, and how best… Continue reading Creating Space
Yes this is a yoga blog. It is my heart and my business. I am a certified yoga instructor, but am also a Child and Youth Worker. I came to yoga as a teenager, and it has helped me through many waves of life. As the tide rolls in and out, yoga is always there… Continue reading Moving Beyond The Postures
The mind is a wild thing. The first paragraph of the Yoga Sutras says: "Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind." (translation by Alistair Shearer)… Continue reading What’s Next?
As I sit here typing, coffee by my side, a grey Tuesday morning, I realize this is my first day of summer. A sense of potential hangs in the air, and some anticipation of the unknown that lies ahead... Time to nurture my spirit and renew my energy. Full-time mom and full-time work is a… Continue reading The View From Here