I originally designed this journal for my yoga students in YTT200, thinking they would love journaling and blogging their personal responses to ordered questions. I quickly realized that is not the case. Not everyone likes to write. But many do. They also make lists, doodle, draw, sketch, scribble, paint, collage and more to get their[…]
Take a look at the new video on Lifespan Yoga YouTube Channel: Chair Yoga Goddess to 5 Pointed Star featuring 78-year old chair yoga model, Marty Smelser.
Take a look at the new video on Lifespan Yoga YouTube Channel: Chair Yoga Warrior 1 and Warrior 2 featuring 78-year old chair yoga model, Marty Smelser.
Take a look at the new video on Lifespan Yoga YouTube Channel: Chair Yoga Eagle Pose featuring 78-year old chair yoga model, Marty Smelser.
Take a look at the new video on Lifespan Yoga YouTube Channel
I presented information from my Chair Yoga book at Cochran’s Chair Yoga Day on Tuesday, May 10 at 2:30 p.m. in the Community House. This wonderful event was sponsored by Cochran Woman’s Club. Participants learned low impact exercises that can easily be done in a chair. Everyone who attended this free workshop learned about the Women’s Club[…]
My latest book Chair Yoga: Lifespan Yoga for Health and Wellness is now on Amazon! I am so excited and very grateful to my family for all their help. You should also see this book listed on my author page at Amazon too. Here are all the links for different countries, click and the full[…]
When I began teaching yoga half my business was Kids Yoga. I loved it so much I wrote a book for parents and yoga teachers that would guide the teaching of yoga, age by age, from newborn to age 18. I became approved by the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher and my[…]
Eight dedicated yogis completed senior and chair yoga teacher training with me at the Yoga Den last week. We had two intense days of lecture, instruction, coaching, posture work, meditation, history of chair yoga, and a lot of practice teaching. We worked from my latest book on Gentle Yoga and also used the book I am[…]
I changed the front cover on this book and I have heard nice things. I also changed the back to say How do you teach the eight limbs of yoga to children and teens? This book outlines strategies for teaching yoga to each age group from newborn to age 18. Parents looking for tips on[…]
Gentle Yoga: A Lifespan Yoga Introduction is now out on Kindle and in paperback. Gentle yoga appeals to people of all ages who enjoy a yoga style that is peaceful, comfortable and easy to keep up with. In gentle yoga each pose will look different for each person because of the diversity of health, body shapes[…]
Today 3 new Lifespan Yoga teachers graduated and I could not be happier for them. I felt throughout this last weekend of yoga teacher training that I was passing the torch to professional, strong, committed and dedicated individuals. To watch their growth was an honor. As emotional as it was for me, and as much[…]
Tomorrow 17 wonderful yoga teachers will complete the advanced certification offered by the Christina Phipps Foundation. This foundation began in 2010 in remembrance of Christina Phipps, a Jacksonville, FL yoga instructor who found great comfort from her yoga community when diagnosed with cancer. After her first round of chemotherapy and a clean report, Christina wanted to give back to[…]
When I first wrote Nikita’s Sun for my preschool and children’s classes, I just went to the office supply store, made copies, bound them and kept a few at the studio to color. I had no idea how to transfer a children’s book with hand drawn illustrations to the kindle or any e-reader. I do[…]
After a year of blood, sweat and tears Book 1 in the Lifespan Yoga series is now for sale on the Kindle. I am so happy. Click here for more information
Questions were posed by a local magazine writer here in Jacksonville and all answers are written by Beth Daugherty ( full bio can be found here.) How does yoga benefit breast cancer patients? Yoga is a mind-body practice with benefits to both the mind and body for cancer patients. Physically, it is recommended in most cases[…]
June 21st and 22nd, 2013 I traveled to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s 28th Annual Convention to introduce Chair Yoga to individuals from all over the country living with Huntington’s Disease. We had lively yoga sessions including Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga and Wheelchair Yoga. On day 2 I even pulled out some props. These yoga classes included[…]