Why Keep Moving?

Movement keeps you alive. Movement stimulates the circulation of blood which carries oxygen and nutrients to every cell in your body. Without that delivery system, your cells and tissues become stagnant and they begin to operate less efficiently.  Your lymphatic system, which removes cellular waste, dead blood cells and pathogens, relies completely on movement.  It’s yourContinue reading “Why Keep Moving?”

Meditation and the Relaxation Response

Meditation is garnering impressive scientific backing as well as much media attention in recent years. I enjoy teaching meditation in my yoga classes and feel that it’s equally important to understand what is happening in the body when one meditates – the changes are so beneficial! Below is a synopsis of what I teach. MeditationContinue reading “Meditation and the Relaxation Response”

Cellular Breathing

Understanding the importance of our breath is a key part of any successful yoga practice. In my class on the breath, I share lots of information about the physiology of breathing and how yoga’s breathing techniques actually change the body’s inner chemistry. One key area to understand is cellular respiration, and particularly how oxygen and glucose areContinue reading “Cellular Breathing”