Before 6:00 AM yesterday morning I was sitting in my recliner in front of the fireplace preparing a yoga class to teach on Black Friday. I decided the theme, moderation, was in order. Excesses came to mind as I envisioned myself with family and friends, a wine glass in hand, plate after platter of appetizers, […]
One of my best friends, and road biking buddies was hit by a car on her bike. I got the daunting news of the accident from her 17 year old son. When asked, I was afraid to hear the sentence that would follow the question, “Is she okay?” I was home to Boise for the […]
As a chiropractor I spend a good part of my day feeling for or watching ranges of motion of the bendable, moving, dynamic structures of the spine and limbs.
Today I playfully suggested to my yoga students at The Wave, “let’s wear red next week for Valentine’s Day.” I reasoned that red is a festive, bold color and seems fitting for a daring heart opening class. They seemed to know what I meant by heart opening. They also seemed reluctant to join in my […]
Spinal health or the health of any joint in the body depends upon motion. There are many great poses to improve back and joint health, but more importantly, is having a regular practice of healthy movement.
“I can’t even reach my toes” is an exasperated statement I hear commonly in both my chiropractic clinic and yoga classes from both men and women. I interpret this statement to mean, “I want to, but I have limitations.” Sometimes, it is said in the context of genuine interest, “Look how inflexible I am. Should […]