Month: March 2015

Yoga for Health Care Professionals

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Several sources reveal high percentage rates of burnout amongst medical professionals. What is the antidote? Yoga! I’m excited to announce that tomorrow I will be teaching my first yoga class at Virginia Mason Medical Center through the Mindfulness Program. Speaking from my own experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist, it is far too easy to forgo taking care of yourself for the sake of others. I look forward to introducing yoga as a form of self-care […]

Birthday Sun Salutations

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Here’s a way to honor and celebrate yourself on your birthday: Do as many Sun Salutations as years you are celebrating. Known as Surya Namaskar in Sanskrit, the classic variation of Sun Salutation A involves a series of twelve poses that are designed to warm-up, stretch, tone, detoxify, and replenish the entire body. I began my Sun Salutations as the sun rose at 6:42 this morning. Check out a peek of my twenty eight Sun Salutations on my […]