When You’re Ageless And You Know It

When You’re Ageless And You Know It

<–BACK TO ALL SWAN TALKS   (Click below to hear the full audio version of this blog post) by Swan Michelle “Aging; the party we have all indeed been invited to.”  -Mirabai Bush  There is something refreshing about mysteries coming out.  This is why...
This Is Your Brain On Trauma & How I Discovered It Through Yoga Nidra 


This Is Your Brain On Trauma & How I Discovered It Through Yoga Nidra 


Trauma has been described in our trauma informed portion of our Yoga Teacher Training as “the inability to be present.” Through numerous evidence based studies shown in a Yoga Nidra “Irest” conference at the Sivananda Ashram, I learned trauma has substantially measurable effects on the brain’s function, particularly the brain stem, called the limbic system.

Embodying Clear Communication

Embodying Clear Communication

Speak kindly to the waiter, to the grocery store clerk, to your children, to your parents, neighbor, peers, loved ones and friends. Belittling those whose values and morals you do not agree with, constantly judging them, purposefully diminishing or separating yourself from them means they will never listen to you.