It’s time to Take A Yoga Break!

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I'm sure you've heard all the bad news about the effects of sitting for 6 or more hours a day--weight gain, increased risk of diabetes and kidney disease, even shortened life span. As someone who has spent her career writing from a chair, as a senior editor at O, the Oprah Magazine, as the author … [Read more...]

Bee Says: “BEACH GLASS is out in paperback!”

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                        Actually, Bee said, "Brrrt," which is the sound she makes instead of the more common meow. I'm translating to let you know that BEACH GLASS is now available in paperback! You can … [Read more...]

Read an Excerpt from BEACH GLASS

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  Want to break out of winter's icy grip? Head to a tropical beach with my latest book. BEACH GLASS comes out this Friday, February 21 and is available for pre-order now. Here's a first look at one of the chapters. “Did you hear someone screaming last night?” I blush as I climb the … [Read more...]

BEACH GLASS Cover, Excerpt, and Pre-Order Info!

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Surf's up! Almost - BEACH GLASS, the novel, will be published by Bell Bridge Books on February 21, 2014. The book is available for pre-order now on Amazon. BEACH GLASS is a novel about surfing life's waves and being yoga-flexible when it comes to changes. It's about first loves and second … [Read more...]

Exclusive! BEACH GLASS Cover Reveal on Heroes & Heartbreakers!

Heroes and Heartbreakers

Heroes & Heartbreakers, the online heaven for romance readers, has the exclusive cover reveal for BEACH GLASS. Go here to check it out!  I'll be posting pre-order information soon on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and here. Surf is up on February 21! … [Read more...]

Cold Feet Stopping You From Doing Yoga?

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It's too bad New Year's Resolutions are made during one of the coldest months on the calendar, and especially this  January, with not one but two vexing polar vortexes. If you said you were going to start doing yoga this month, you might have cold feet - not about the poses, I mean literally chilly … [Read more...]

Bend Trends: This Week’s Yoga News

Nice headstand prep, Ms. Polar Bear!

                        * One of my tweets was included in this great yoga newsletter on paper.li. Among my favorite items is "9 Ways to Make This Your Best Year Ever," which embodies the yogic principle … [Read more...]

Yoga for the BBW (and the BBM!)

Meera Patricia Kerr, author of BIG YOGA.

I recently found a new category of romance novels: BBW, or Big Beautiful Woman. These love story heroines aren't dieting on their way to happily ever after. They attract heroes who want women with something extra - strength, confidence, and happiness in their bodies, just as they are. I love this, … [Read more...]

Monday’s Mantra: Ho Ho OM!

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Keep calm and yoga on! Okay, it's not a well-known mantra, but it's my mantra for this month. 'Tis the season to be jolly - and busy. Holiday cards, parties, company, deadlines, travel, and all that good stuff can be add up to stress. Even if you don't have a regular yoga practice, take a moment for … [Read more...]

Take a (Kitty) Yoga Break

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If you've been sitting at your desk for a long time, close to an hour or more, follow this cute kitten's example and take a yoga break! Stand with your feet hip width apart. Raise arms overhead. Your hands don't have to meet; they can be shoulder width apart. Inhale a deep breath, and as you … [Read more...]