Flow... pose to pose, word to word... just flow.

Flow... pose to pose, word to word... just flow.

Flow... pose to pose, word to word... just flow.Flow... pose to pose, word to word... just flow.Flow... pose to pose, word to word... just flow.


Mindfully we will journey together…

 “I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love 

Enhance Your Wellness

 Cultivating a personal practice of mindfulness, yoga, and meditation certainly isn’t an easy task; toss in three boys ages 7, 5.5 & 18 months, the full-time job of being a Stay at Home Mom, and you have a recipe for chaos. Complete and utter chaos to be quite frank. Top it all off with a long standing relationship with Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression and Generalized Anxiety, and you might as well ask me to throw in the towel right now. But despite every fiber of my being telling me that I am crazy, that this possibly couldn’t work, I am headstrong, stubborn and determined to make it work. I have to. Nay, I need to. My mental, physical, spiritual, and familial well-being depends on it. 

 “You are, after all, what you think. Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love 

Calm Your Mind

 So please come with me as we stretch out on the Yoga mat balancing at least one kid on my back during a Chaturanga, and keeping the fridge stocked in cheese strings and black forest ham. Sit with me in half lotus clearing your mind of any thoughts, focusing on your breath (ignore the wailing coming from the middle child as his older brother calls him ‘baby’ yet again). Now back to your breath…(seriously kids, leave each other alone, I’m trying to meditate here). Breathe in. Feel that breath deep in your stomach…(I am going to count to three and if you two don’t stop playing UFC in the living room, I will send you both to your rooms)… now where were we… oh yes, we were coming into our centre through breath… (I SAID LEAVE EACH OTHER ALONE!)… and now I’ve lost her. The mama who was trying to meditate for 5 minutes while surrounded by boys who exist solely to torment each other, and by extension mommy. 

 “Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love 

Mindful Yogi Mama

Down the Rabbit Hole...

  “There’s a crack (or cracks) in everyone…that’s how the light of God gets in.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love   

There is a wonderful feeling that comes with being mindful, being totally present in the moment, but staying in that moment is tough. Finding your centre with everyday mundane tasks can seem utterly impossible. I am here to tell you that IT IS POSSIBLE. Together We Can suffer through one more Downward Facing Dog. We Can wake up at 5:30am to rush to a 6:00am Hot Power Yoga class before DH (Dear Husband) has to rush off to work, and all the kids wake-up. We Can push ourselves to mindfully go about our day, experiencing each moment, whether it is at home with your kids, or in the office. We Can open ourselves up to new possibilities. New experiences. All we have to do it attune ourselves to the vibrations of the universe. We need to open up our mind, in order to fully expand and awaken our third eye. Together we will get through this. We will hurdle over the obstacles that stand in our way. (Well maybe side step them). We will join together on the hastily rolled out yoga mat on the bathroom floor, praying that the little minions don’t wise up to our hiding place. We will inhale and exhale as quietly as possible ignoring everything telling us to use our Ujjayi breathing. And if we are lucky in the end we will sing together one big OM, finishing up thumbs to forehead before we bow in unison saying, “Namaste”...


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