Connecting Breath to Movement

Connecting Breath to Movement

How often do you pay attention to how you’re breathing or even if you’re breathing?  I’m guessing not that much.  Breathing is such an automatic task for our bodies to function that we rarely take the time to slow down and pay attention to...
Six Ways to Deepen Your Focus

Six Ways to Deepen Your Focus

We’ve all been there.  We finally sit down to get some work done, then it happens… The mind goes blank, interruptions abound, our attention shifts to that crack in the wall you never noticed before.  Distractions invade our brains.  You want to get that lesson plan...
What’s Your Word?

What’s Your Word?

As the new year draws closer, I’ve heard about people choosing a word to represent the upcoming year.  Typically, there is some reflection on the previous year of what you may have felt was lacking or looking to the upcoming year for something you may want more...
Two Breathing Techniques to Alleviate Stress

Two Breathing Techniques to Alleviate Stress

Disclaimer – Should you choose to practice the breathing techniques below, please pay careful attention to the effects they have on your body, especially if you are a beginner.  Stop if you experience sensations such as lightheadedness, nausea, or shortness of...
Thanks-Living in Gratitude

Thanks-Living in Gratitude

I’m very much a summer person so heading into the fall and winter seasons shifts my mood in not the most positive ways. I try really hard to get a handle on my mindset, and one of the easiest ways for me to do that is through gratitude. In the US, we have the...