Hammock Time with Ash

Navigating Successful Transitions

Understanding the cycle of a transition and our key choices, patterns and circumstances that have led us into various experiences can be valuable to ensure that we skillfully lay the foundation for our continuing evolution. Many years ago, a mentor gave me something to consider that helped me to get out of a spin cycle [...]

Now is the Time

  I have a confession. I am in love. I have been having an affair for many years; more than 2 decades to be exact. We first met when I was twenty-one, during my senior year in college. But truth be told, the roots of this love began years before our first physical touch. If [...]

Happy Birthday to Me!

I have come to honor my family for who they are, what they have taught me and am beginning to understand my unique and purpose-filled journey into being a part of them. Although I continue to wonder about the influence of nature vs nurture, I humbly acknowledge that I would not be who I am without them. This year's was the best birthday gift that I can remember: the gift of perspective.

Downshifting, Retirement and Reincarnation

I began teaching Yoga in 1999, and never looked back.  My life has informed my practice, and my practice is constantly informing my choices of how I live and make my way in the world today (if you know me and my love of spontaneous life-karyoke, insert the theme song to Cheers and sing along [...]