Wisdom from Jackie

Yoga for Back Pain (or a wonderful start to your day)

My neighbors now think I am that crazy yogi girl because I  filming this is the front of the house.  I needed the sunlight for lighting 😉 Make sure to watch the whole video to see the special guest appearance. Although this sequence was designed to relieve back pain,...

9 ways to roll out the red carpet for fall

I’m sitting outside on a crisp morning with a blanket, drinking youthberry tea while typing to you. It’s the first day of fall - the Autumn Equinox.  A day that can easily be seen as just another day or one where you can choose to infuse with appreciation, tradition,...

Why I took a break from social media

What’s the old adage, the days are long but the years are short? Being at home most of the year can make the days blur together. Thankfully, the transition of seasons, birthdays, or each moon cycle are invitations to set new intentions, routines and habits. Fall is in...

29 ways to take care of your nervous system

How’s your nervous system doing? Not exactly a party question but an important one these days? Today we’re talking about why it's important to take care of your nervous system and how you can so that you can build tolerance and resilience during this stressful time....

Stressed? Do this.

Yoga nidra is a wonderful way to calm your nervous system which we could all benefit from more now than ever.  Through this practice you're able to tap into your parasynthetic nervous system - your body's rest, restore, and repair system.  The concerns of the...

38 Simple Ways To Have More Fun

In yoga this week the teacher played Apple Button Jeans by Flo Rider and T-Pain -ha! It brought me back to my college days where my friends and I would dance it out and sign our hearts out to this silly song. Well, there I was in yoga class, and I couldn’t help myself...

New Moon Meditation (video)

This Sunday is a new moon. Another nod to set intentions for the month ahead. I’m having so much fun hosting moon circles and working with women in this way. I hosted a virtual circle last new moon and will be hosting an in-person circle at OM yoga tomorrow. One of my...

8 ways to make winter more enjoyable

We’re deep in winter - right at the half-way point. How are you feeling? If you’re constantly fighting winter instead of embracing its inward energy that’s inviting you to slow down, cozy up, and rest, then it will be a loooong rest of the season. Natural has built-in...

Put YOURSELF on your priority list

What are your priorities in life? Work, family, friends, pets, house... Are you on your priority list?  If not, it’s time to put yourself back on the list! You might find yourself caring for everyone else first before you tend to yourself, but the time slips by and at...