The Centering Power of Water

Water plays an important role in my life. I grew up near the James River in Richmond, Virginia and always felt calmer when I walked or drove past it. As a kid, I loved playing in the little creeks that fed into the river and even in the intermittent streams that flowed briefly through myContinue reading “The Centering Power of Water”

Can I handle the seasons of my life?

October 16, 2022 Fall is not my favorite season. Perhaps it is inappropriate to admit that, especially as a life-long educator, but once the initial thrill of new notebooks and pens wears off, I start to notice that the days are waning and that it is trickier for me to fit in my walks afterContinue reading “Can I handle the seasons of my life?”

My Recent Yoga Journey

September 26, 2022 For the past 6 to 7 months, I have primarily been practicing yoga alone.  I completed my 200-hour teacher training in early February and thought I might take on teaching a weekly yoga class with some of the friends and family who volunteered to participate in my practicum teaching. My primary student,Continue reading “My Recent Yoga Journey”

Personal Yoga Studio

August 19, 2022 Last weekend my oldest son, Alex, fledged into the world, taking with him his furniture, clothes, tools, and other possessions to a lovely apartment about 5 miles away from our home. This time, I expect he will succeed in making his own nest. He has a clear head, a great career path,Continue reading “Personal Yoga Studio”