AHNA “Beginnings” Magazine features the story of how YogaNursing began

AHNA “Beginnings” Magazine features the story of how YogaNursing began

From humble beginnings and a life filled with a variety of joy, triumph, vigor, hardships, pain and suffering, a movement was born – YogaNursing and the YogaNurse Model of Care. It was through the struggles in my life that I found my true calling. I was inspired by my son Julian, nurses, yoga teachers and leaders in holistic medicine to create YogaNursing. It began as a simple concept and over the years it took a…

101 Awesome Nursing Tips from the Experts

101 Awesome Nursing Tips from the Experts

Nursing is the nation’s largest profession in health care. It’s oh so uber important to get advice from nurse experts before, during, and after nursing school. Here in this post, we offer you loads of actionable tips to help you experience a happy, healthy nursing career and life you love…from school and beyond. My friends at Online Nurse Practitioner Programs, asked hundreds of nurse experts to contribute and came up with a BONAZA of help…

the 3 pillars of health

In 1995, I studied with Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. David Simon I trained for two years to be an ayurvedic educator. Ayur…what? Ayurveda, the sister science to yoga, the science of life and longevity. Changed my life, gave me ALL the answers I was seeking to literally blow my mind and recover from my trauma dramas. I turned back the biological clock and grew younger. So can you! 1. Strong Digestion 2. Smoothe, regular…

I Don’t Have Time…is Bull

I Don’t Have Time…is Bull

What are you searching for? Something about time? What really brought you to LAND ON THIS page? Hmmm. Probably not what you think. You are here for a reason. DESTINY. It’s time to consider Meditating on this…and actually consider a meditation practice- to get clear on what you are really searching for. Saying you don’t have time to meditate …is Bull. We make time to surf the internet, watch videos and TV over multiple freaking…

How to Inject Safety Into Health Care With Self Care

“Your self-care is the heart and soul of your health-care + wealth-care.” This is the Yoga Nurse’s caring message for all Nurses. This Nurse’s Week, I thought it important to share my insightful interview on self-care safety with Dr. Mary Foley, former President of the American Nursing Association (ANA). She shares her expertise with us on Worker Safety and Safe In Common.  What has been your experience with the general “culture” or perception by nurses and other…

Why Stop Coffee + Chocolate Before A Mammogram

  Wow! Wish I would have known this before my last 2 mammograms. The results of my last two mammo’s gave me major anxiety. There was an “abnormal” finding and I had to go back for a second mammo, an ultra sound, AND a biopsy…only to find out that I had a cyst. Ugh! Very common for many women, SO…this is what I leaned in my research. Dana Simpler, M.D., an internist at Mercy Medical…

Yoga Woman You Rule

for the love of sweet heaven, watch this video. just give it 15 seconds to bring a dose of tenderness to your life… A true revolution and evolution of consciousness One in five women are depressed, 50% of us are on an endless diet. The list goes on. There is a way out. This new  visionary film is a confirmation that there is a way out of the pain and suffering.  This film narrated by Annette Benning,is a…

Find Peace Instead of Going to Pieces!

Find Peace Instead of Going to Pieces!

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you must have seen some of the recent news about the health benefits of yoga and meditation.  I work closely with many doctors and nurses on The Crystal Coast of N.C.  Many know me as, “The Yoga Nurse,” and although most have never tried yoga or meditation, they are open, interested, and refer patients to me.  I pass many nurses in the halls of my local hospital and…

“Where are the Nurses? Who Cares?…Really.”

To the President of the United States from the YogaNurse: Dear Mr. President, May I be so bold to tell you in my not-so humble opinion the answer to your question, “Where are the nurses?”  Elementary dear Watson.  Nobody wants the job.  Why not? because … “This Job is Killing Me.” As an advocate for nurses, I currently teach meditation, natural stress relief techniques and medical yoga to nurses and nursing organizations through out the country…