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,...

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...

4 Thoughtful Gift Ideas

We are in the thick of buying gift season - how are you feeling? If you’re like me I want to buy gifts for EVERYONE! To be honest I was feeling a bit anxious and overwhelmed with the extra holiday to-dos last week but went back to the intention I set for the season...

A Chemical Free Holiday

Have you started holiday shopping yet? Every year I find something I LOVE and buy it for everyone. And this year it's ESSENTIAL OILS! While I was pregnant, I searched for ways to reduce pregnancy symptoms without using medication. I was having pounding headaches and a...

Stop Before You Begin

If you've taken yoga you might have heard the saying "stop before you begin." Before my yoga days, I learned this lesson from taking piano lessons. I hated recitals. Under stress, I freak out, forget things and make mistakes even as a kid. So instead of memorizing my...