Reach Beyond

Got Class?

There’s a saying that the hardest thing about a yoga class is getting there.  I find this particularly true in December and January.  Life is busy, the weather is cold and taking care of ourselves tends to take a back seat.  While there are a lot of great reasons to … Read more

Monkey see, monkey do…         

So, leadership is a hot topic these days.  Everywhere you look in bookstores, classrooms, even on blogs it’s being talked about.  How to be a leader, how to encourage leadership, what type of leader do you want to be.  It makes me wonder, is there a set Webster definition of … Read more

Well, I’m Slim Shady…

Have you ever lost your mojo?  Your self-confidence?  Your aplomb?  It happened to me a few weeks ago. I was sort of drifting, more emotional than usual (and ask around, that’s pretty emotional), just feeling unsure.  This may sound silly to some, but honestly I kind of lost my pluck. … Read more

Rock on Hanuman

I always appreciate those of you who become really active in the summer months.  Evening walks, running marathons, enjoying the outdoors.  I love the outdoors very much, but in the heat of the summer I often become more of a cocktails on the dock kind of girl than a run … Read more

Ahead by a century…

Shortly after my last blog post, someone I respect and admire asked me to explain the concept of enlightenment.  I enthusiastically agreed, after all, I have had faith forever and practiced and taught yoga for years. Oh, how my ego takes me down every time.  I’ve mentioned before, I’m a … Read more

Spring is here…maybe…

Ahhh, spring!  The snow is melting, the birds are singing, the sun is shining, spring is definitely here…well maybe.  I live in Ottawa and spring can be fickle, especially in the beginning it plays with our mind a little bit.  You smell it in the air and the next morning … Read more


This title amuses me, which is ironic, because I wrote it.  I am not fearless.  I fear many things; those dark scary ones we all have, to the milder, somewhat unique fears probably exclusive to me.  Also, I believe some fears are necessary.  They are why we have survived as … Read more

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