How to Get Your Teenager to Stop Whining

Teenagers look to the adults in their lives to learn how to behave, act and learn cultural norms. They also have the tendency to want to raise the bar, but not exactly in the way you might be thinking, hoping or expecting. Sound good? Well I hope you keep reading because you might not like what I am about to say next. If you want your teenager to … [Read more...]

Someone Asked Me About Over the Top Coaches & Parents

...and boy did I answer! … [Read more...]

Busy Entrepreneurs Stress Less & Increase Productivity

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area it's not unusual to hear of more companies adding yoga as a perk for their employees with Silicon Valley taking the lead. It's a smart business choice not only because employees like it, but also because it increases productivity at work. Happier, healthier, productive employees are always a good idea! Fran … [Read more...]

Compassion Makes Better Leaders

Bringing compassion into classrooms to foster wise teens through mindfulness meditation is taking root in Berkeley, California. Vlad Moskovski, Yoga teacher and one of my Yoga Therapy students is making a big difference in the lives of teenagers. His first pilot program was so successful that he is being asked to expand the program to more high … [Read more...]

YOGA: The Art of Transformation

Last weekend Eleanor Criswell, former president and current member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) and I went to the  “Yoga: The Art of Transformation” exhibit currently being held at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.  We also attended the panel discussion “The Ancient Science of Yoga” … [Read more...]