Hand & Wrist Stretches with Megan

Hand & Wrist Stretches with Megan

Show your hands and wrists some love in this 4.5-minute video with Megan. It’s great to do stretches such as these while working at a desk every half hour or so. If you are a knitter like Megan you’ll appreciate these stretches after a session of working...
12-Minute Walking Meditation

12-Minute Walking Meditation

Mindful Walking is a great way to incorporate meditation into your life. This meditation will bring your awareness to what you are experiencing while walking, specifically the subtle movements of your body and the sensations you feel. Put on your headphones and head...
Chair Yoga Video

Chair Yoga Video

This Chair Yoga practice brings yoga to those who have difficulty standing for a prolonged period or getting down to the floor and back up to standing. But it can be enjoyed by ALL bodies even if you have a regular mat practice. There may be days when you need a...
4 Shoulder Opening Stretches

4 Shoulder Opening Stretches

Discomfort in the shoulders, back, and neck is prevalent in our culture of sitting. Whether it is working at a desk or driving in a car, our sedentary lifestyles wreak havoc on our bodies. The mental demand of ‘doing all the things’ can also contribute to...
Yoga – Where Do You Begin?

Yoga – Where Do You Begin?

One of the most common things I hear from new yoga students who have tried yoga in the past that was supposed to be accessible to beginners is that it did not meet their needs. Most felt like that they were striving and confused in class, while others wanted more of a...
Inspired by Nature

Inspired by Nature

This morning as I enjoyed my oatmeal and tea I pondered what inspiration I could share on my newsletter and blog. I had been thinking about it for a few days and everything seemed forced, not authentic. When I opened my Meditations from the Mat book for a morning...
Food Blog – Most Loved Recipes

Food Blog – Most Loved Recipes

I am always scouring the internet looking for inspiration for healthy meals and snacks. So I thought I would share some of my latest favourite finds! Healthy Banana Bread by Cookie + Kate – This 100% whole wheat banana bread is scrumptious and free of refined...
Uganda Journey

Uganda Journey

As I sit and write this I am on day three of a pretty bad cold that has confined me to my house. Much of my time has been spent on the couch sleeping and binge-watching recorded shows of The Voice that I missed while I was in Uganda. I went through the typical guilt...
Start from where you are — not where you wish you were

Start from where you are — not where you wish you were

“Start from where you are — not where you wish you were. The work you’re doing becomes your path” — Ram Dass. I came across this quote in a beautiful image on my Facebook Pages newsfeed, which I frequently scan through to see if there is something worthwhile to share on my page. Sometimes funny, educational, or inspirational, I only share things that resonate with me. The timing of this quote was quite remarkable given where I am and how I feel in this moment. After sharing, I kept reflecting on what this truly meant for me right now.