International Yoga Day with a Tibetan Nurse Super Hero

International Yoga Day with a Tibetan Nurse Super Hero

Namaste, It is time to celebrate International Yoga Day! My love for yoga goes back over 50 years and I cannot imagine where my life would be without it. It was so good that I created an entire career out of it. The most gratifying part of being the founder of the YogaNurse movement is the joy of meeting, teaching and learning from other like-minded nurses who are creating positive transformations in their lives and…

7 ways nurses benefit from yoga teacher training even if they never teach

7 ways nurses benefit from yoga teacher training even if they never teach

As a nurse interested in yoga, during this anxious time of social isolation, you may be wondering about your future life and career options.  Have you ever considered taking a Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)? You might be under the impression that the only reason to take a YTT is to teach yoga classes. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact YTT is wonderfully impactful in enhancing your health and expanding your income and…

What is the most challenging part about being an awakened holistic nurse?

What is the most challenging part about being an awakened holistic nurse?

Since you are here reading this, I want to play a little guessing game! I believe that you are a nurse. 👩‍⚕️ I sense that you love yoga! 🧘‍♀️ I know that you searched for “yoga” and “nursing” and you found us! Your YogaNurse tribe! 🤭 How did I guess? A nurse never reveals her secrets! 🤐 Here’s a better question. What made you search for such a curious combination of words?  “Yoga” and “Nursing” sounds…

Your YogaNurse tribe prescribes cows for anxiety

Your YogaNurse tribe prescribes cows for anxiety

You are a beacon of light in a very dark world, darling nurse. You are caring for people who are suffering. This is truly a noble profession. We have greats like Florence Nightingale and we can only hope to go down in history as a pioneer and a caring problem solver. Even if it’s only among our own patients, we want to know that we made a difference.  Except…we can’t always achieve this due to…

Are you a nurse with compassion fatigue? Here’s what your heart is aching to tell you.

Are you a nurse with compassion fatigue? Here’s what your heart is aching to tell you.

The Struggle: Dodge the Lawsuit. What does your day as a nurse consist of lately? Paperwork, sacrifice and skipped lunch breaks? Ringing phones and chronic staff shortages? Paperwork. Damage control. More paperwork.     It’s almost like we’re playing “dodge the lawsuit” daily. We’re so far removed from the primary function of a nurse – caring for our patients.  We imagine we’d get time to talk to our patients, get to know them, form a trusting relationship…

What is YogaNursing?

What is YogaNursing?

A New Movement, Theory + Care Plan in Nursing 1. A holistic nursing adjunct therapy for you, your patients + workplace wellness 2. The union of the ancient wisdom of Yoga with the science of modern Nursing 3. The yin + the yang. Self-care + sacred service. A calm, experiential way to HEAL. #YogaNursing expanding. consicousness in health care- Nearly 50 #nurses training his weekend! @UNC School of Nursing. pic.twitter.com/TU7u7PyUNi — The Yoga Nurse (@theyoganurse)…