Category Archives: energy medicine yoga

From Anxiety to Joy: Experience the Power of the Fire Element!

The Fire Element in Traditional Chinese Medicine is associated with summer. When you practice with the powers of the Fire Element, you help transform habits, calm your fight-or-flight response, heal your immune system, increase your intrinsic harmony, and move from feelings of panic and anxiety to feelings of inspiration and joy. You learn to be

Pura Vida: Sign Up Now for Yoga in Costa Rica!

Pura Vida is Costa Rica’s unofficial national slogan, and you hear it everywhere. The meaning of pura vida is “pure life,” and symbolizes the simple, cheerful outlook and lifestyle of what is often called the happiest country in the world. Pura Vida can be used to say “hello,” “good-bye,” “okay,” “you bet,” “don’t worry, be

Walking with Love: The Gift of Earth Element

The Summer Solstice on June 20th has me focused on the energy of the earth underneath our feet and the energy of love that emanates from our hearts. Between the power of the earth (grounding, strengthening, and solid) and the power of the heart (loving, kind, and compassionate), you can do just about anything. All

Flowing with the Rhythms of Life

Ancient texts from many cultures map our lives and the world into different elements or rhythms. The Five Elements or Five Rhythms, recorded thousands of years ago by Chinese physicians, consisted of Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal. These rhythms relate to processes that happen throughout nature and explain what happens during the change of

Sleep Like a Baby: Secrets from the Yoga World

Remember when you used to “sleep like a baby”? Maybe you still do, but I guess many of you would say getting restful sleep is more challenging than it used to be.  Sleep is something that you can take for granted until you aren’t getting enough of it. Ask any menopausal woman and she will

From Hardship to Healing: The lastest Manifestation Lab Podcast

Here is the description of the podcast I just recorded with the lovely Kelly Howe from The Manifestation Lab. Links to the podcast are also listed below. Enjoy! Have you ever been touched by a story of transformation that resonates with your own struggles and aspirations? Dr. Lynn Rossy joins us on a heartfelt exploration

Why I Love Costa Rica and Maybe You Should Too!

Pura Vida is Costa Rica’s unofficial national slogan, and you hear it everywhere. The meaning of pura vida is “pure life,” and symbolizes the simple, cheerful outlook and lifestyle of what is often called the happiest country in the world. Pura Vida can be used to say “hello,” “good-bye,” “okay,” “you bet,” “don’t worry, be

How do you want to live life? As your first or your last day?

I have often heard people talk about living life as if it is your last day. But in a recent interview with Suleika Jaouad, author of Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted, I heard her say that we should live life as if it is our first. She is speaking from her

The Wisdom in Balance: Contracting and Expanding

NOTE TO START: This will be the beginning of a new era of writing which will focus on my two current areas of interest — Yoga and Energy Medicine. I have been teaching yoga in the Kripalu tradition for 25 years and, for the past three years, I have been teaching an Energy Medicine Yoga

Align Yourself with the Energy of the Summer Solstice

June 21 is the Summer Solstice, which reminds us to turn inward and find the nourishment needed to grow and evolve. It is a time to pause and wait for the energy planted in the Spring to reach full bloom. After the Solstice, the northern hemisphere begins tilting away from the sun and the days start