Workshops with Sarah
Breathing is the greatest pleasure in life.
~ Giovanni Papini
Learn how a “less is more” approach can help you address asthma, allergies, obstructive sleep apnea, anxiety and other plagues of modern society. Understand how your body wants to breathe to relieve chronic inflammatory conditions. Learn how to increase vitality and improve well-being with a FREE resource … your breath.
May your feet take you where your heart wants to go.
Are your “dogs” barking and you want to do something about it? Feet love walks, rubs, free movement and attention. Give your feet the appreciation they deserve. Learn how to strengthen and stretch the muscles and connective tissue of the foot and ankle, thus increasing flexibility and overall health. Address plantar fasciitis, bunions and other foot problems with proven strategies. Your body reflects the health of your feet which are your foundation for movement; therefore happy, healthy feet result in a happy, healthy YOU!
FOAM ROLLING & SELF MASSAGE
Never put off your massage until tomorrow if you can get it today.
~Benjamin Franklin’s massage therapist
In just 10 minutes per day, you can do a lot to release “stuck stress” and find ease in your body. The goal of this workshop is to teach you how to use a soft foam roller for self massage and neuromyofascial release. Depending on your interest area, we can focus on lower body, upper body, neck and spine. Advanced techniques include core strengthening tips and facelift-like wrinkle reducing!
Anatomy is destiny.
~ Sigmund Freud
Genetically speaking, are you a Temple Dancer or a Viking? Discover a new approach to understanding movement and exercise as you explore the web of connective tissue that literally holds your bones together. Learn about the fascia and how to loosen and work with this biological container and connector for every organ and muscle in your body. Whether you consider yourself an athlete, dancer, yogi, bodyworker or merely curious, learn four ways to refine your fitness regime while experiencing ways to safely stretch, release tension and build body awareness — all while reawakening the delightful feeling of living fully in your body.
You are the sky, everything else is the weather.
~ Pema Chodron
What gets you where you want to go and what gets in your way? It is said that we are spiritual beings having a human experience. Apparently, this means spiritual warriors sometimes find themselves once again eating too many cookies. According to the yogis, developing a sadhana (daily practice) is the key to transformation. Learn tips and techniques for how to fashion your daily container for life as a successful spiritual warrior.
YOGA FOR GARDENERS
Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.
~ Rudyard Kipling
The practice of yoga is an art and science dedicated to creating union between body, mind and spirit. Gardening also involves art and science … as well as a lot of hard physical labor that can be particularly challenging for wrists, knees, and the low back. If you can breathe, you can do yoga, so let me introduce you to the ways that you can incorporate yoga practices into your life to make gardening a sustainable practice as you and your garden mature.