Articles About & By Allison

March 14th Newsletter

I hope you all had a good week. As I continue to manage the balance of lightness and heaviness in the world I found the passage below incredibly helpful. I shared it with my classes this week as we practiced what it means to be a Spiritual Warrior; both finding the courage to be authentic in the body and mind…
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Learning to Take the Gifts

Learning to Take the Gifts of Each Hour. I’ve been a yoga instructor for 14 years. Along the way, I have become a wife and a mother, which by default has also made me, at times, a personal chef, arts and crafts expert, tech support, laundry extraordinaire, emergency hair and makeup artist, personal assistant, and…
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Learning to Take the Gifts

How to Practice Happiness (Yes, it’s a Practice). As a longtime yoga teacher, I am blessed to have the opportunity to guide students in the practice of yoga. While I so enjoy the chance to see students completely immersed in their bodies, the true gift is when I get to share with them the tools…
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How One Simple Question

How One Simple Question can Remind us to be Grateful. Do you know what you have? As a yoga teacher and a mom of 14 years, this is a question I ask myself quite often. 10 years ago my husband and I relocated from South Florida to a small town that sits along the Hudson…
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We Can’t Hide

We Can’t Hide from our “Trash.” To practice mindfulness can be enlightening and freeing, but it can also be equal parts exhausting and humbling. As a senior yoga and meditation teacher it is part of the practice-to be mindful on and off the mat, to live the work I do, and to be authentic. As…
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Hello, Old Friend

February 13, 2020 “Hello, Old Friend”-a Thank You to the People & Things that Bring us Closer to our Authentic Selves. We all are busy-in fact, most of us wear our busyness like a badge. I am a yoga and mindfulness teacher and writer, a mother of two children, an avid community volunteer, and a…
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