Author Archives: Karly Railsback

Three Pose Yoga

Happy 4th of July! Aren’t holidays the best? Designated time to rest, play, travel, gather, feast, lounge or do whatever your patriotic heart desires. It really is the best. Yet sometimes holidays and especially holiday travel leave little room for self-care. Chosen routines like yoga, exercise or simple alone time are nourishing ways to remain healthy and happy.

Here is quick mat-free yoga practice to keep you strong, limber and grounded any day of the year, any place on the planet. With all yoga poses remember to be focused on how it feels, not how it looks. Take care of yourself and enjoy! Continue reading

Mindfulness, Meditation… maybe I’ll do it tomorrow: A brief why, what and how these elusive M words actually fit into real life.

Standing meditation WakikiRecently my friend Doron expressed a common dilemma: “Everyone says how great meditation is and why I should do it, but nobody says what it is or how to do it.” I’m sure you’ve heard, meditation and mindfulness practices provide a range of benefits for body and mind. Meditation can reduce stress and anxiety , as well many stress related conditions. It has been shown to help manage chronic pain, improve focus, productivity, and even test scores. Like Doron, you have probably heard  the “why”, so lets get to the “what” and discuss “how” this can actually fit into your life. Continue reading