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Thoughts and musings that are centered around living a life with effort and ease. Here you will find wisdom to help enrich your life.

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Playing with Words and Meaning

Playing with Words

By Amy Barber | November 11, 2019

I am first and foremost a student of yoga, a mother, a wife, animal lover, and artist.  I immerse myself in workshops, online classes, visit and practice in many studios and read. As a yoga teacher and human, I have to play with words. I think we all do.  Words can describe a shape, words…

Summer's End, a review of the previous season.

Summer’s End

By Amy Barber | October 8, 2019

Summer’s end has come and gone. Some are excited about the new season ahead with all the holidays quickly approaching. I feel it is good to review your previous season, and end with gratitude. Then forge ahead to the new season with a new vision. This is Summer in review. We have this practice, not…

Yoga instructor, Amy Barber, practicing aerial yoga.

What Yoga Practice Means to Me

By Amy Barber | July 10, 2019

There are many paths, we shall walk.  They may even make us flip upside down.  You may find yourself living in a big city and then returning to the quiet of suburbia. Life is real and unique to us all.   Practicing yoga comes in many forms. I believe it can help you on your journey…

Examples of confident and insecure posture.

Stand Tall Your Health and Posture

By Amy Barber | May 30, 2019

Posture & Yoga How does posture and yoga tie in together? I mention posture many times in the classes that I teach. When we talk about it, we think about it more and often start addressing it. The thought may become an action. Poor posture affects our digestion, breathing, confidence and the way we view…

Vaulted ceilings in the Notre Dame Cathedral.

Bringing Yoga Into Your Daily Life

By Amy Barber | April 28, 2019

Here & Now. Before our trip, I went to practice, and it felt like the perfect mix for me.  While trying to keep my focus on the present moment, my thoughts move toward the trip and how precious my yoga practice is to me.  Maybe I will bring books on yoga or listen to podcasts.…

Massachusetts Amy Barber Yoga Roots on a Tree

Master of Roots

By Amy Barber | March 22, 2019

Master of Roots Masterpiece of Roots. I am rooted and a masterpiece. I can be hung in a frame or stand alone on land. In the ground I find strength. I am rooted deep into the earth with each breathe. The sunlight makes my leaves happy as I reach up. If I were to be…

Yoga Reaches Out- On the Mat Team

By Amy Barber | March 4, 2019

Here’s how it works: ~ Make a donation of $50 or more and get an OTM t-shirt & a full day of yoga on Sunday, April 28 at Gillette Stadium. ~Even if you cannot join us on April 28, consider making any kind of donation to support this great cause. And remember with a donation…

Massachusetts Yoga Teacher Amy Barber


By Amy Barber | February 18, 2019

Prints What kind of prints did you leave on the world today? Did you have time to make one? Say an act of kindness(big or small) We can certainly leave a print maybe on a glass, mirror or sweet messages on a piece of notepaper… A print can made by a foot or paw in…

Massachusetts Yoga Teacher Amy Barber January Blog Post

Carrying the Experience

By Amy Barber | January 21, 2019

Can You Imagine By Mary Oliver “For example, what the trees do not only in lightning storms, or the watery dark of a summer’s night or under the white nets of winter, but now, and now whenever we’re not looking, surely you can’t imagine they don’t dance, from the root up wishing to travel a…

Reflecting inward

By Amy Barber | December 23, 2018

Where did I find my strength this year? Through pain, do we find our strength? Or through strength do we find our pain? People say change is good and that’s how we grow as a human being.  I certainly had a rollercoaster ride of a year.  I’ve discovered, prioritized, lost and survived. I maintain a…