Summer Yoga & Meditation

Summer Yoga & Meditation

Yoga and meditation to help bring balance to summer heat, explore the element of fire (and related meridians), and connect to the season.

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Summer Yoga & Meditation
  • Elemental Fire Yin Yoga Snack

    In Traditional Chinese 5 Element Theory, the season of Summer is related to the FIRE element and to the peak of our energy levels. Join Miss Lucy and I for this upper body, fire practice focused on the heart and small intestine meridians (and enjoy Lucy's attempts to do Rolling Panda Pose - now ...

  • Yin Yoga for Deep Sleep | Heart Meridian

    Our heart meridians are connected to our ability to sleep deeply, fully and soundly - to essential rest peacefully. When this organ system is out of balance - we feel overstimulated, cravings, longing and struggle to settle down. When in balance - we feel joy, peace, stillness, calm, compassion...

  • Happy Hour Yin Yoga | BREATHE

    It's been a crazy work day and you start to head home and realize you are yawning the ENTIRE way home. This in turn makes you feel more tired and depleted. What if you took 30 minutes to focus on opening up your breath and oxygenating your entire body so you feel refreshed and ready to enjoy yo...

  • Yin Yoga for Front Body | Heart & Lung Meridians | Chest, Shoulders, Upper Back

    Today's Yin yoga practice is focused on the front side of the body. We work on opening the upper back, chest, shoulders and side body. This practice covers all meridians of the body but emphasizes the Heart/Lung Meridians and corresponding Small/Large Intestine Yang meridians.

    Props: 1-2 b...

  • Yin Yoga for Heart, Lung & Pericardium Meridians

    In this 1 hour Yin yoga practice we focus on the heart, lung & pericardium meridians to open your chest, shoulders, arms and upper back. Longer deep holds allow you to really sink into the poses and experience an introspective and quieting practice from beginning to end. We focus on nourishing ...

  • Yin Yoga 4 Grief, Depression, Sadness |Heart Focus

    Your heart meridians and thymus gland help protect and heal your heart center and this is especially important when you are feeling sad, depressed or dealing with grief. In this practice we use mudra (hand gestures), essential oils, crystals and Yin poses to help heal this area and bring more lo...

  • Heart Chakra Yin Yoga | Compassion

    The heart chakra is the gateway between the lower more inwardly related chakras and the upper more outwardly related chakras. This chakra is associated with our sense of compassion, love, peace, and kindness both for ourselves and for others. It is also the seat of our inner vitality - the flam...

  • Yin Yoga to Balance Emotions | Pericardium Meridian

    The pericardium meridian is the gatekeeper of our heart - protecting it physically and emotionally from any excessive energies. When the pericardium is allowing too much through, the heart is easily damaged and suffers and if the pericardium is not letting much through, we become disconnected an...

  • {Y}ingenuity |Protector of the Heart | Pericardium Meridian

    The Pericardium protects the heart physically AND emotionally - regulating blood distribution, linking the sacral chakra to the heart chakra, and protecting the heart from excess/deficient emotional energies.

    In this practice we focus on the upper body - chest, inner arms, neck and upper back to...

  • Yin Yoga to Cool Summer Fire

    Bring balance to your body with some water element focused practices to help you feel cooler and fresher. If you have been feeling overheated, hot, or the temperatures are running high - settle down for some cooling breaths and water visualization to cool down. Full body practice.

    Props: A CA...

  • Yin AM for Summer to Cool & Refresh

    If you have been feeling the heat or need to refresh, cool and feel uplifted - this practice is for you! We focus on opening the throat, chest, upper back and shoulders - heart & small intestine meridians - to balance your body and mind. This practice is about the heart chakra and opening our h...

  • Yoga Nidra for Compassion | Heart Chakra

    Sometimes our hearts can become depleted and we feel we cannot even have compassion for ourselves. This practice is all about reconnecting to the inner heart, the place of compassion and peace inside each of us and letting it refill our souls. Join PJ and I for a healing Yoga Nidra experience.

  • Meditation for Anger & Frustration

    The clouds of anger flow over us and we feel it not only in our minds but in our bodies, tensing and tightening everything up and forcing us to feel reactive.
    We all get angry and frustrated but what defines the situation is our choices in that moment and afterwards.

    In this practice we use...

  • Nighttime Switching Off Progressive Relaxation Meditation

    If you struggle to get to sleep or just need some deep rest but your mind and/or body won't settle down, this is a great practice to explore. We mindfully connect, become aware of, and "switch off" each area of the body with compassion - giving ourselves permission to heal, restore, rest, relax,...

  • Grounding & Centering Meditation | Anxiety & Stress Relief

    Anxiety, panic attacks, overwhelm - we all experience them from time to time. For me, focusing on breath, connecting to earth and feeling stable are pivotal in helping me move through periods of stress. In today's meditation, we take some time to explore our breath, connect physically to our bo...

  • Taste the Rainbow | Mindful Sensory Meditation

    A beloved local and online meditation guiding your exploration of your senses through the colors of the rainbow. A unique experience to share with someone else or journal afterwards to deepen your experience. Taste the Rainbow with me....

  • Waterfall Meditation with Sitali Cooling Breath

    Needing to cool down & refresh? This guided visualization meditation is linked with a short session of Sitali Cooling Breath - a breath regulation practice meant to help you cool down internally (great for summer, menopause, overwork or overheat). Let me guide you to a beautiful location where ...

  • Protect Your Energy Meditation

    Every day we go out into the world and engage. And during the day we will experience others stress, emotions, demands, physical ailments - collecting them into and onto ourselves. And so, we need to prepare. We prepare by imagining positive protective energy filling every cell of our body and ...

  • Evening Wind Down Meditation

    You need a little transition between your day and your evening/night. This meditation is about releasing the tension, letting go of the day and settling into a peaceful, restful evening.

  • Soft Rain Visualization Meditation

    A guided meditation to help soothe and calm - relieving stress and helping you reset. We work with all our senses in this soft rain visualization meditation to wash our worries away and soften.

  • Yoga Nidra Body Scan Active Release

    In this yoga nidra we take a little different approach with an active release body scan. We bring awareness to the body mentally and physically to fully relax, release and soften - bringing an overall sense of peace and softness to our minds and bodies.

  • Meditation for a Crazy Day!

    If you are facing a crazy day filled with SO much stuff to do - what you REALLY need right now is to STOP.

    Yes, I said STOP. Take a moment, breathe, connect to your mind and body. This short little break can make a huge difference in how your day will go.

    You got this and you are gonn...

  • Inspired Day Morning Meditation | Positive Affirmations for a Great Day!

    Before you even get up, set the tone for your day with this 5 minute meditation filled with affirmations to inspire your day! ! You can do this meditation right in bed at the beginning or end of your day to bring positive energy, focus, calm, and strength into your daily life. Enjoy!

  • Setting Boundaries Meditation

    Every one of us wants to be the giver, the supporter, the one who is always there for those who need us but what about when we need to step back and conserve our energy for ourselves?

    Today we are working with building healthy, protective boundaries to honor our own need for self care and to h...