What Is The Breath of Fire?

yoga breath

The breath of fire is a breathing technique or pranayama.   It is a rhythmic and continuous breath through your nostrils with a balance on inhales and exhales. As a Yoga Instructor, I like to incorporate breathing exercises in my yoga classes for everyone of all ages and all levels to benefit.  I cannot express how […]

4 Tips to Live More Simple and Happy

Live Life Simple

Less is More! Loving what you already have can be a daily challenge.  Getting back to the most simplest lifestyle can have its rewards.  Loving what I already have has led me to a minimal, happier lifestyle. 1.  Think before you buy… “is it a need?” or a “want?”   You know that new purse […]

Forgiveness Exercise

Forgiveness

It’s true the little kid in us needs to have revenge before we can begin to forgive. Instead try this Exercise recommended by the wonderful Louise Hay. After just practicing a week you will feel a difference – it’s amazing!   Exercise to Practice: Close your eyes, sit quietly and peacefully. Think of the people […]

5 Minute Meditation to Open Your Heart

View More: http://racheljportraitcouture.pass.us/sh_headshots

Think meditation has to be an hour?  Think NOT.  Just set aside five minutes to restore and focus each day ~ you Deserve it! Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in and breathe out and just let go of all that stuff that is stuck inside you. This is a special day […]

Give and Receive Love

footprints in the sand

FROM TIME TO TIME, I ASK THOSE I LOVE, “HOW CAN I LOVE YOU MORE?” I CHOOSE TO SEE CLEARLY WITH EYES OF LOVE. I LOVE WHAT I SEE. LOVE HAPPENS! I RELEASE THE DESPERATE NEED FOR LOVE, AND INSTEAD, ALLOW IT TO FIND ME IN THE PERFECT TIME-SPACE SEQUENCE. LOVE IS AROUND EVERY CORNER, […]

Downward Facing Dog – Gem of a Yoga Pose – Eliminate Back pain and Sciatica

View More: http://racheljportraitcouture.pass.us/sh_headshots

This pose resembles that of an upside down letter V.  You don’t have to go to a yoga class to reap the benefits of this pose.  Instructions at the bottom of the page will take you step by step into Downward Facing Dog (AH-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAHS-anna)       adho = downward        mukha = face   […]