January 5, 2012

Yoga Can Help!

Did you know that only a very small percentage of people who make New Year’s Resolutions actually keep them? Yoga can help! The most common resolutions have to do with weight-loss and fitness/health commitments… it’s natural and healthy to want to do these things!

December 30, 2011

Relaxation During the Holiday Season…???

Ideally, Christmas and the winter holidays could be a time to focus attention on our deepest emotions, togetherness and spiritual feelings. Unfortunately, for many this time of year is full of stress. For many with hectic, stressful lives, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of the day or snatching some extra sleep on the weekend. Unfortunately, this does little to help reduce the damaging effects of stress on the mind and body.

June 3, 2010

Two Wonderful Retreats!

Hi Everyone, Two of my Salt Spring Island retreats to report on… The APRIL ‘Yoga on the Farm’ retreat at Stowel Lake Organic Farm and the MAY ‘Yoga on the Island’ retreat at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga. Both went beautifully! These retreats are wonderful holidays because everyone is so centered and relaxed from …

April 8, 2010

Is Doing Yoga Once a Week Enough?

Hi and welcome to my first blog! After teaching and hosting retreats since 2002 I have founded Santosha Yoga Retreats. Santosha is a Sanskrit word; it means ‘contentment’. Our challenge is to find contentment, no matter what life brings us. Yoga helps us to realize this goal.