Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive

The links below are to my past newsletters. Some photos and links may no longer be active as time has passed.

 

How Better Day Yoga got it’s name
from my March 2010 newsletter

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February/March 2014
Elves and fairies, my childhood book issue, forward fold/paschimottanasana, ‘elementals’/a magical way to play with chakras, crystal grids/manifesting your own magic, origami and my husband’s paper napkin/heartfelt masterpiece creations, asparagus quiche, Athena and Sophia wisdom goddesses

September / October 2013
Ancestral healing/my trip to Poland/staying at the farm my dad was born on, easy-seated pose, energetic benefits of going barefoot, chakras outside the body, mudra for higher consciousness, yoga benefits career, Caramelized apples,

March/April 2013
Inviting the sacred into your yoga practice, dolphin pose/forearm down dog/headstand prep, leaving questions unanswered as a meditation, crown chakra/sahasrara chakra, prayer hands/anjali mudra, yoga Nidra for menstrual disturbances, spinach-asparagus-and ramp frittata

January/February 2013
Energetic knots/granthis, karma bracelets/living your purpose; root lock/lift/mula bhanda/the first knot located in the root chakra area; Root Lock/Lift affects your physical, energetic, and mental bodies; Enchanted jewelry; science behind hand mudras; yoga and PTSD, shepherds pie

September/October 2012
Slogans part 2 issue, Slogans that make you feel good, locust pose/salambhasana, holistic beauty, solar plexus/Manipura chakra, hasta mudra, Carmelized apples

July/August 2012
Following your messages/Divine guidance and your life’s purpose, crescent lunge, Illuminata prayer for your life’s work, sacral chakra/swadhishthana, cheerfulness mudra, yoga and anxiety, grilled vegetables and pasta

May/June 2012
Lucille ball and other heroes/misfortune enables growth, hero’s pose, match meditation, solar plexus/Manipura chakra, ahamkara mudra/”I-maker” mudra, yoga and eating disorders, Greek quinoa/couscous salad

March/April 2012
Magic is not just for the young!  Final relaxation/savasana, yoga Nidra benefits, third eye/Ajna chakra and connecting to the magical realm, gesture of enlightenment mudra, cabbage rolls

January/February 2012
Seeing life as if you just came out of a tunnel/beginner’s mind, Bridge pose/setu bhanda, HeartMath attitude breathing, heart chakra/anahata, kubera mudra for confidence and finding lost objects, music and brain/body health, pasta fagiolo

November/December 2011
The energy of circles, wheel pose/chakrasana, labyrinth meditation, sacral chakra and the circle, mudra for preventing burnout, dream cards, wrinkles and stress, spicy fall stew baked in a pumpkin

October 2011
Making magic manifest in your life, crow pose/bakasana, coupler pull technique to bring emotions, mind and body into balance, third-eye chakra-an Egyptian view, mudra for empowering your voice, ascended masters oracle cards, yoga calms irregular heart beat, braised cabbage with sausage

September 2011
The luxury of time to reflect is really a necessity, mountain pose/tadasana, “mindfulness master” game, the magenta heart chakra and the golden ray of divine love, mudra to increase calm and concentration, harmony angel cards, yoga and fibromyalgia, Hariton’s famous vegetarian casserole

August 2011
The Kundalini yoga issue, Hari Bhajan Khalsa interview, Kriya – three exercises for energy, creativity and prosperity, Hari Bhajan Khalsa’s first published poem, kundalini/life energy, meditation for emotional balance, Innerspeak™ cards, kirtan kriya improves memory function, baked tomato salad

July 2011
Being uncomfortable is where the growth is, side-reclining leg lift/Vishnu pose, developing your intuition breath, solar plexus chakra and setting boundaries, mudra for inner integrity, dharma cards, meditation and heart health, sautéed Swiss chard

June 2011
Rituals connect you to Spirit (singing bowls, salt lamps, candles)/creating a sacred space, feeling inadequate and finding your inner scarecrow (Wizard of Oz references), cat/cow pose and side-to-side stretch, root chakra and the heroes journey, mudra for courage, anything is possible activation card deck, working with balance helps ease anxiety, green cabbage and mushrooms

May 2011
My dream message interpretation: “Be with air, add water”, side angle/parsvakonasana, loving kindness meditation, pink and gold vibrations/heart and sacral chakras, guidance mudra, Kundalini Blessings cards, loving kindness meditation increases life satisfaction and decreases depression, asparagus soup

April 2011
Being aware of small wonders, tortoise pose/kurmasana, purification meditation/surround it in light, balanced crown chakra and fulfillment, mudra to open the crown chakra, the Power of Now cards, peach-blackberry smoothie

March 2011
Leprechaun and fairy issue, allowing magic into your life, standing straddle fold/prasarita padottanasana, Self-inquiry/who am I? meditation, using the brow chakra to affirm our goodness and confirm our worth, mudra for powerful insight, healing with the fairies oracle cards, yoga benefits rheumatoid arthritis, gluten-free Irish soda bread

February 2011

Heart issue (Valentines Day reference), yoga and chocolate, cobra pose/bhujangasana, heart meditation, the heart as an intuitive center/heart chakra, mudra for two hearts and two wings, developing intuition cards, yoga for dry eyes, chocolate raspberry bonbons

January 2011
Life is what happens when you’re making other plans, legs up the wall/viparita karani pose, meditation for a happy new you, throat and solar plexus chakra as partners/willpower and expression, mudra for detoxification, healing the mind and spirit cards, mantra and rosary recitation have possible physiological benefits for the heart, chicken wild rise soup

November/December 2010
Jewelery that came to me and jewelry I gave away spontaneously/paying it forward, warrior III/virbhadrasana III, grounding breath, grounding and the root chakra, mudra to relieve tension, water crystal oracle cards, yoga and depression, butternut squash soup

October 2010
The luck issue/white squirrel, choose to be lucky, warrior II/virbhadrasana II, the energy of orange/sacral chakra/Halloween, mudra to help maintain the balance of water in your body/enhancing beauty and restoring moisture and suppleness to dry skin, this mudra is done when you’ve got a cold, cough, asthma, or other sinus issues, karma cards, cardio vs. strength training/yoga as strength training, three-apple applesauce

September 2010
Slogans part 1 issue, Slogans to make you feel good, warrior I/virbhadrasana I, strike a match meditation, turning over a new leaf solar plexus and throat chakra, mudra for powerful energy, trust your vibes deck, calming yoga poses and your face, apricot-thyme galette

August 2010
Listening to trees/connect to nature, side-plank/vasisthasana, ceremony of re-bonding meditation and silent walk meditation, deepening our connection to nature/root and sacral chakras, “Break of Day—origin of all good things” mudra, sacred path medicine cards, yoga therapy and asthma, Berries and Cream or Cheesecake without the crust 

July 2010
Vacation state of mind/self perception and health, gate pose/parighasana, heart/thymus, third-eye, and crown chakras/compassionate loving nature, immune-boosting ability and visualization, mudra for protecting your health, empowerment cards for inspired living, spinach pie/light summer meal or side dish

How Better Day Yoga got it’s name from the March 2010 newsletter