Valentines in a Bubble.

Valentines is nearly upon us. Here we are, celebrating yet another holiday after a challenging year like no other.   For some of us, these past 11 months may have been the biggest test of love we’ve ever had to endure. Put another way: how do you not lose your shit occasionally when your significant other […]

Love – A noun or a verb? Valentine’s reflections.

Love was in the air! Valentine’s Day came and went and we turned our thoughts toward love for a day, and perhaps, that someone our lives. I have a someone in my life that I’ve loved deeply for 32 years (my wife) and usually find the pressure of this day a little challenging.  Should I […]

Accepting Your Real Time Truth the Phoenix Rising Way

“Practicing acceptance does not mean that you are surrendering to the status quo & not going to change anything. It simply means you are accepting what is, a precondition to change.” ~ Michael Lee   Our truth changes. What is our reality one moment, may not be so the next. While we all know that […]

Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy: A Letter of Invitation

The body is the shore on the ocean of being. – Sufi saying   As practitioners and students of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PYRT) we are always playing with just the “right words” to describe what it is we do to capture interest. Anyone who has gone through the training knows how truly unique and […]


As Phoenix Rising yoga therapy practitioners we learn how to hold space for our clients. By extension, we begin to cultivate our ability to hold and create space for ourselves. As we continue our practice we may become more aware of both our external and internal spaces. We notice external sources of stimuli and how […]

A Broader View of Therapy

Let’s begin by considering how to answer the question – Is Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PRYT) an appropriate modality for an audience larger than those who feel a need for “therapy?” As practitioners, we often focus on the fact that we are offering a way of accessing our deeper selves through the body. We talk […]