Good news as we get older

Pain is an inevitable part of life. We have an intricate nervous system to thank. Unfortunately, as we get older, pain becomes more prevalent, often diminishing our capacity to enjoy life as fully as we could, often hindering our ability to connect with others and enjoy the simple moments life has to offer us. But… Continue reading Good news as we get older

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Yoga for Shoulders, Chest and Back

Flexibility, strength, and balance–these are the pillars for healthy aging. At 55 I attempt to incorporate these three pillars daily and target each specifically several times per week. In this yoga sequence, poses are held between 2-3 minutes. In between poses, there are brief reset movements to floss joints and settle attention. We aim to… Continue reading Yoga for Shoulders, Chest and Back

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A Joyful Reminder

We spent the afternoon picnicking at Maurice Gibbs Park in Miami Beach. As we left, Maribel took this snapshot of David, my oldest son, carrying me. As he held me, I felt his strength and most of all his love. In the smiles there’s a bit of awareness of the passing of time, an acknowledgment… Continue reading A Joyful Reminder

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Happy Hips and Lower Back

Happy Hips and Lower Back Hi everyone. I hope that as you read this post, you’re feeling well. The following sequence was our Monday, January 10 yoga class. I took these pictures planning the class but failed to add the pigeon to wide angle forward fold sequence toward the middle of the class. (I got… Continue reading Happy Hips and Lower Back

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Wanting the same things

We were leaving the park after a wonderful afternoon of catching up with friends and spotted this Macaw and child enjoying themselves. We all want the same things: We all want to be free.

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Practicing Gratitude

Yesterday I cleaned our front door. It’s a beautiful hardwood door. I had not oiled it in some time. As I removed the dirt and began the apply the oil, I realized how important it is to take time to cleanse the residue of experiences that may cloud our view of life. Doing so doesn’t… Continue reading Practicing Gratitude

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