Your Own Practice

Your Own Practice

Many say yoga is about finding YOUR practice, not about competing with others or even competing with yourself. Yoga is about how you’re feeling at any certain time and practicing in a way that serves you in that moment. And Julia Edmonds’ classes are no different....
Community – YOUR People

Community – YOUR People

I just got home from book club. Guess what the book was about? Community. It seems to be all around me, calling me, building around me. And it seems like the familiar feeling at book club was inclusiveness…or lack thereof. This was a roomful of women LOOKING for...
A Core

A Core

If pilates is known for one thing, it is known for increasing the strength of your core muscles, something that is important for personal balance and strength. I see this as a parallel to what Bleubird has to offer to our community… a place to strengthen AS a core...
Scenes of Nature

Scenes of Nature

There is proof out there that simply viewing scenes of nature can reduce anger, fear and stress, and can increase pleasant feelings. Bleubird is my way of connecting with nature, and I hope for you as well. When I sit on the back porch, or walk the perimeter of...
Breathing – A Life-force

Breathing – A Life-force

Breathing. In Sanskrit, “Prana”, meaning, “life-force”. They say, “If you are consciously breathing, you are doing yoga!” It is something we all do without thinking… an involuntary action that we take for granted. We want and need that life-force power of a conscious...
Building A Community

Building A Community

Good communities are built with strength. Strength in numbers, strength in like-mindedness, and strength in confidence among the members. Some of the best communities I have seen are all built around strength of different kinds, and that is something I hope for the...