The Benefits of Reducing Stress Through Yoga

Image by HeartMath (www.heartmath.com) via http://empoweringwellnessnow.com/how-stress-affects-the-body/Your alarm goes off.  What do you feel?  Immediate dread as you desperately search for the snooze button?  Or do you pop out of bed full of energy?  Either way, after hours of lying in bed, your shoulders shrug and round forward as if trying to pull you back into …

Leap of Faith

I lay in Savasana.  Trying to maintain a clear mind, I acknowledged a nagging thought and tried my best to let it go.  In hopes of falling back into a more peaceful meditation, I shifted my focus.  The wooden floorboards creaked softly as the instructor walked by.  My legs felt warm, and I imagined the …