"Just F*&@%ing Breathe! "

Yes – you read that right.  One week after teaching a yoga class at Elmwood Correctional Facility I hear “M” advise other women in the class to “Just f*&@%ing breathe!”  There had been a frustrating situation going on in the jail.  A change in snack offerings had caused the women to become upset and a…

Using Yoga to Handle Fear – My Ocean Kayaking Experience Part Two

Fear and Kayaking- Part Two Sea Kayaking in Hawai’i: a day that gave me lessons about myself dressed in the mantle of panic. In the solution. I moved into my yoga practices. First- breathe. Then be sure you are rowing effectively, find your balance, engage your core, use all your muscles; not just the easy…