Health & Healing

Lauren Walker Brings Energy Medicine to Yoga!

Lauren Walker Brings Energy Medicine to Yoga!

As you may well know by now, I'm obsessed with self energy work. And so, when I heard that Lauren Walker, a long-time student of Donna Eden and yoga teaching veteran, was releasing The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription, a book about blending, Energy Medicine and Yoga...

Why RAD Roller is So Seriously Rad

Why RAD Roller is So Seriously Rad

When I first met the guys at RAD Roller, I thought ok, here's another sales guy trying to sell me another fancy looking foam roller...until a friend ambushed me out of nowhere and got to work on my shoulder with their RAD Rod. Not a minute later, my stubborn hard-to-reach knot had softened significantly and I was SOLD...

Healing Thru Rolfing: Interview with Aline Wachsmuth

Healing Thru Rolfing: Interview with Aline Wachsmuth

When I first discovered Aline Wachsmuth's Rolfing practice, True Balance Rolfing, in Sausalito, I knew I'd come across a gifted healer. With her passion for anatomy and intuitive sense of the body, she got straight to the issue at hand...

4 Positive Messages About the Election

4 Positive Messages About the Election

Let’s face it, much of the country is in a state of fear right now. Whether it be fear of the future led by a candidate they didn’t believe in for this election or the one prior, many of us are feeling off-kilter. But, with hard lessons comes positive change, especially with an open mind and the right attitude. So let’s look at 4 uplifting messages, and what we can do RIGHT NOW to help bring about positive change...

5 Reasons to Check Out the Omega Institute

5 Reasons to Check Out the Omega Institute

If you’ve been following along, then you’ll know about the amazingly awesome energy healing workshop, Hands of Light, at the Omega Institute last weekend. (And if you wanted to catch something like it, there’s an Energy Psychology Conference coming up in just a few weeks!) In class, we learned...

6 Facts About Energy Healing (And How to Read an Aura!!)

6 Facts About Energy Healing (And How to Read an Aura!!)

o, Energy Healing. What a controversial topic! When I published my first post prior to the recent (inspiring? life-changing? amazement-inducing?) Hands of Light workshop at Omega Institute, the responses were overwhelming...

Journey Down the Vedic Path with James Brown

Journey Down the Vedic Path with James Brown

James, who came to teach Vedic Meditation after a long stint in the ad world, understands most of us need a practice that fits into our often busy daily routine. He teaches workshops on weekdays and weekends and focuses on coaching his students not only on the benefits of the practice, but also on how to utilize the technique to complement what we do otherwise...

Energy Healing: A Weekend at Omega Institute

Energy Healing: A Weekend at Omega Institute

Energy healing is both a simple principle and extremely complex, as explained by Dr. Barbara Brennan, the former NASA physicist, renowned healer, best-selling author of Hands of Light, and founder of the Barbara Brennan School of Healing...

Max Strom: How to Find Your Purpose

Max Strom: How to Find Your Purpose

Enter Max Strom. Max is the author of There is No App for Happiness, and A Life Worth Breathing.  He’s spoken at TEDx and for Fortune 500 on the ethics of business and leads mindfulness workshops world-wide. When I heard he was doing a talk at Yogaworks on finding our life’s purpose...

Workshop With Ford Peck: Tap Into Your Inner Wisdom

Workshop With Ford Peck: Tap Into Your Inner Wisdom

I first met Ford Peck in Fairfax at one of his Meditation workshops.  This led me to his yoga classes, which brought me to his energy healing sessions, which are more like psychotherapy (in which he’s trained), where he draws upon techniques from NLP, Yoga Nidra, various bodywork...

Shiva Rea on Cultivating Lunar Sadhana (or Listening to Our Bodies and Slowing Down!)

Shiva Rea on Cultivating Lunar Sadhana (or Listening to Our Bodies and Slowing Down!)

My alarm went off for Shiva Rea’s talk as I was rushing through Washington Square Park.  Remembering to take time for myself, I sat down on a bench to open the link to the Shift Network, and my energy immediately began to, well, shift...

Tarika Lovegarden: Meditate your way to a Healthier Relationship with Food

Tarika Lovegarden: Meditate your way to a Healthier Relationship with Food

When I asked Tarika Lovegarden - author, meditation coach, nutritionist, and all-around badass chick - if I could interview her, I was going to write about her profoundly deep Heart Meditation classes...