Yoga In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month but why stop the Awareness there. The fight continues. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide and likely has touched the lives of someone in your life. Personally, I have both friends and family who have...

A Holistic Approach to Diabetes

This month I have been busy with more yoga teacher training, concentrating on Yoga in Healthcare. We have delved into the evidence behind the benefits and mechanisms of Yoga in many populations and disease states. Now, I would love to share some of that information...

Cold and Flu Season

Are you ready for  cold and flu season?   I’m finally getting over some viral illness that attacked my voice (laryngitis), throat, sinuses, and chest. Watch out because this bug is out there and hitting healthy people like me. I pride myself on not getting...

Hot Summer Days

Summer is finally here and boy is it heating up outside. This is my favorite season for it is a time of long, sunny days, time out in nature, strolls on the beach, park picnics, outdoor concerts, and cute summer clothes. Unfortunately, it also is a time for some...

Stress and Heart Disease

What is Stress? “Stress” is an undeniable part of our busy everyday modern lives. But can “stress” predispose you to heart disease? “Stress” or a better word “Stressor”, in and of itself does not “cause”...