October Strala Home Calendar: I Can Heal

October Strala Home Calendar: I Can Heal

When things are easy, relax. When things are hard, relax even more. This last few days I took part in a conference led by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, Dr. Porges, and Dr. Levine, it’s something explained so clearly in their research. With a healthy neurology, we can experience something temporarily stressful, and the event remains temporary for us. We get to relax when it’s over, and take part in what’s really happening right now. But for so many of us (Dr. van der Kolk shared that 3/4 of Americans are impacted by traumatic events), our neurology stays in a…
September Strala Home Calendar: Now is the Time for Self Care

September Strala Home Calendar: Now is the Time for Self Care

So many of us are feeling the need for self care now more than ever, but what if self care wasn't something you did, but how you lived? When we practice together at Strala Home, the Strala Yoga app, we take care of ourselves in every moment. This month, through our practices we will focus on making our self care time, all of the time. Moving with ease before and after your practice will nourish you. Treating yourself with care while you practice, whether the moment is simple or challenging will nourish you. Checking in with your breath body connection…
August Strala Home Calendar: You Deserve a Fresh Start

August Strala Home Calendar: You Deserve a Fresh Start

In the last month or so we've heard a lot of messages from people looking for encouragement to get back into a lasting wellbeing practice. A constant forward motion of doing our best without nourishing our needs eventually leaves us depleted. We serve our families and communities so much more effectively when we honor our own needs first. Repeat it with me, self care is not selfish. Let's take that a step further. Self care is essential for our collective wellbeing. Whether it's the pressure of business, routines and schedules changing suddenly, or anything else, it's important to reprioritize taking…