Categories for Breathwork

Breathwork Basics // Understanding & Getting Started with Breathwork

August 19, 2020 10:08 pm Published by

Breathwork has been practiced for centuries across many different cultures – Chinese, Jewish, the ancient Greeks, India, different tribes in Africa, and more – for healing, reaching ecstatic states, reaching states of extraordinary consciousness, self-discovery, and spiritual healing. My definition of breathwork is consciously working with the breath for healing.  We breathe every day, of course, but often we’re breathing unconsciously. When I first found breathwork through yogic pranayama, it shocked me how powerful it was to breathe consciously. Different breathwork patterns can bring up various things with you, offer varying levels of intensity, and creating a wide variety of... Continue Reading

10 Ways to Increase Your Shakti Energy

March 4, 2019 4:43 am Published by

How is a society that’s stuck in the patriarchy able to find balance? The answer lies in you. The answer lies in one person at a time increasing their Shakti energy. I’m sure you’ve heard the term “Shakti” before but do you know how to tap into this creative life force that is the personification of feminine energy? I’m going to share what this term means with you, but more importantly, how you can increase your own Shakti to help our world find balance. First, let’s dive a little deeper into what and who Shakti is. What is Shakti Shakti... Continue Reading

Heart-opening Yoga practice & breathwork to cultivate self-love

February 11, 2019 4:27 am Published by

Every February, we’re reminded of the love that already exists within us. While there are so many different kinds of love in our lives, it all starts with us: from a place of deep self-love. In this blog, I’ll be sharing a heart-opening yoga practice and a Kundalini breathwork meditation to help you cultivate self-love. Kundalini Breathwork meditation This Kundalini yoga breathwork meditation is said to help give strength to your heart and open up your heart center. Find a comfortable seat and extend your arms straight out in front of you. You want them to be parallel to the... Continue Reading

Yoga, Mantra & Pranayama for the Full Moon

April 30, 2018 4:42 am Published by

The full moon, sometimes called the Harvest Moon, is a time of celebration. It’s the time to play and celebrate feeling alive. You’ve done the work to manifest your intentions through the New Moon, the 1st quarter moon, and the Waxing Moon, and now it’s time to play, enjoy, and practice gratitude. Not sure where we are in the lunar calendar? Check out the moon phase calendar Cassie created here. The full moon is associated with the element of fire and the season of summer. This is the peak: it’s a time when your energy is the highest and you... Continue Reading

How to Create a Meditation Practice You’ll Actually Stick to

January 29, 2018 4:00 am Published by

You know meditation is good for you. You’ve seen the studies. You know you feel better when you do it. You know all of the positives, yet, it’s still so hard to commit to a daily meditation practice. I know, I’ve been there. I’m here to share nine tools I’ve personally used, or use still daily, to create a meditation practice that sticks. I’ve been an on and off again meditator since I was in middle school but it wasn’t until I implemented a few simple practices that it became a daily routine for me. Read on to learn my... Continue Reading