Category Archives: energy medicine yoga

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

Wake Up, Feel Your Energy, and Seize the Day!

Stop a moment to consider the importance of energy. Everything is energy. It affects how you think, how you feel, how you interact with others, and how you manage your entire life. When you have more energy and when your body is energetically tuned-up, you are positioned to enjoy your life and tackle any challenges that might

In Transition and (finally) Loving It!–Letting Go Into the Void

As you may have noticed, I have not been blogging as much this year.  The reasons are multi-faceted, and I wanted to share the most important ones with you. The biggest reason is that I have been in transition. While I’ve been in transition, it has been more difficult for me to focus my attention,

Winter Yoga Retreat at Pura Vida Spa and Resort: Sign up NOW! Spaces are filling up!

“Throw away your preconceived notions of a yoga retreat! You will not subsist on tofu or chant om all day and night.  Instead, you will be challenged, loved, and laugh a lot in a peaceful and verdant setting with kind and caring people, joined together in a journey for self-awareness.”  (D. Checkett, past participant) Join

Whatever You Practice, You Get Better At

When I was in graduate school, I had to start giving presentations at scientific conferences. Getting up in front of scientists who were leaders in their fields to present my data was terrifying. I practiced for months ahead of time so that I would feel a little less intimidated. But, gradually, over time, I began