• Backpacking the Thorofare: Yellowstone, 8 days, 75 miles

    Reminicising about the Thorofare and the power/importance of land left wild. I feel blessed to have been able to backpack into this remote wilderness while grizzlies may have been at their height in my lifetime. For those of you who don’t know, Grizzlies have been delisted from the Endangered Species Act after 40 years of protection and trophy hunts have begun, especially in Wyoming. Montana chose not to hunt this year. Idaho is allowed one tag, Wyoming 23. It is a sad time for tribes and conservationists alike. These animals are slow to reproduce; every 3 years with an average of two cubs where both do not survive. Their population has grown by a few hundred under the last 40 years of protection. Anyone interested in seeing what land looks/feels like when Grizzlies are given space to live check out the Thorofare!

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  • Scoliosis, Yoga, and Your Heels

    Yoga is a practice in mindfulness. That mindfulness needs to increase when you practice yoga with scoliosis. A recent special little something I added to my bag of yoga tricks is pressing through my heel. Simple, yes, but this little tidbit of engaging my heel has increased my awareness, and control, of muscles contributing to

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  • Savasana with Scoliosis

    I used to be one of those people who could sink into Savasana in a matter of moments. It was one of the juiciest poses out there for me. However, my mild scoliosis progressed over the last couple of years, probably because my life became more sedentary and stressful. Now, Savasana is the pose that

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