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Category - Healthy Living

Returning to the Center of Balance

Chinese, Healthy Living, Seasonal Living, Seasonal Medicine, Seasons, Teacher Training

ELEMENT OF SUMMER Summer is Fire, one of the Five Elements. Fire is the fiercest yang energy; excitement, assertiveness and exuberance brightening life with light and clarity. It’s associated with the heart and small intestines, clarity and compassion,…

Awakening Spring Green

Chinese, Chinese Medicine, Featured, Healthy Living, Seasonal Living, Seasonal Medicine, Seasons, Teacher Training

Spring = Wood energy = Liver In Chinese culture, the world is a harmonious place where all beings live in balance with Nature. There are rhythms and movement in the weather and Seasons, and we exist as part…

Slow Down for Kidneys Sake!

Chinese, Chinese Medicine, Healthy Living, Seasonal Living, Seasonal Medicine, Seasons, Teacher Training

“The wise nourish life by flowing with the four seasons and adapting to cold or heat, by harmonising joy and anger in a tranquil dwelling, by balancing yin and yang, and what is hard and soft. So it…

Yoga and Breast Cancer

Healthy Living, Personal, Teacher Training, Yoga, YTT

According to BreastCancer.org, “About 1 in 8 women in the United States (12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.” Breast Cancer Today Breast cancer is particularly close to my own heart, so to…

Energy Muse Giveaway – Guardian Angel Necklace with Luck Coin

Healthy Living, inspiration, Myths & Legends, Yoga

Guardian Angel Thread Quartz with Lucky Coin from Energy Muse Chinese New Year – Guardian Angel Giveaway Giveaway ends January 23, so make a comment Now to win! We are so excited to have a very special energy…

Harmonising Yin Yang – published in Yoga Journal Thailand

Chinese Medicine, Featured, Healthy Living, inspiration, Teacher Training, Yoga, YTT

This is a translation of an article published in Yoga Journal Thailand April 2011 Harmonising Yin Yang To Squat or Not to Squat In Asia, it is natural to squat. It’s comfortable, and a part of daily life…

The ROM of Major Joints

Healthy Living, Teacher Training, Yoga, YTT

In my last post What is Range of Motion (ROM) we discussed ROM and how it is measured. It is something that is interesting to note, as we often assume in Yoga that all joints can move in…

What is Range of Motion (ROM) in Joints?

Healthy Living, Teacher Training, Yoga, YTT

In a recent conversation with my good friend, teacher and mentor Judith Hanson Lasater, the degrees of movement in the spine came up as a topic. Yes, yogis do really have dinner conversations about this! We were discussing…

What is Therapeutic Yoga?

Featured, Healthy Living, Teacher Training, Yoga, YTT

Therapeutic Yoga focuses on working with mental and physical conditions. It utilises yogic techniques including posture, breath work, meditation and pose variations created for a unique need and/or individual. Therapeutic Yoga is particularly helpful for recovering from, or…

5 Flavours of Health

Chinese, Healthy Living, Seasonal Living, Seasonal Medicine, Seasons, Teacher Training, Yoga

Traditional health sciences of India and China share many   similiar concepts.  Ayurveda, the ancient tradition of India, is usually translated as “science of life”. Chinese philosophy and social structure are integrally related to the harmony of body and…