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Thriving with chronic illness

thriving with chronic illnessThriving with chronic illness is a huge part of my life story.  I know what it’s like to struggle with the symptoms of a chronic illness such as pain and fatigue.  I’ve been diagnosed with four auto immune diseases.  Yoga has been a huge part of my self-care journey for the past 25 years.  Yoga has given me a path to walk I can journey on my entire life.  Because of my diagnoses, I’ve had to stop multiple activities that brought me joy – blacksmithing, horseback riding, lounging in the sun at the beach all day.  Yoga is something I could do before my health challenges were an issue, it’s something I can enjoy now, and I will be able to adjust my practice in the future to stay with it.

  As we walk the chronic health path, it can be a challenge to find things that are constants in our lives.  We rightly have to give some things up, and I’m grateful for the things I can still do in spite of my health.  I believe yoga can fill that void for you as well since it’s infinitely customizable.  You can always practice yoga and I wrote this guide to support in your yoga journey.

 

It includes 8 yoga tools to help guide you to thriving with chronic illness:

  • Concentration
  • Self Compassion
  • Accessible Yoga
  • Aqua Yoga
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Yoga Journaling
  • Flexibility
  • Getting Social

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There’s no P in our OOL

There’s no P in our OOL

I’m so excited to announce the publication of my first book, There’s no P in our OOL, Using yoga philosophy to transform your aqua yoga practice.     This clear, concise book walks you through the philosophy of the yoga yamas and niyamas and how you can apply them to your life and aqua yoga… Continue Reading

Building Resilience in Spite of Vacillation

Over the last several years I’ve done a lot of reading on chronic disease management and resilience.  The goal of all that reading is to gain better tools for how to deal with the mental aspects of my health problems.  Being diagnosed with an incurable disease that only seems to get worse despite ones best… Continue Reading

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