Peace, Love, Harmony

From the time they learned the concept of gift giving for holidays or birthdays, my daughters have asked, “What can we get for you, Mom?” After all these years, my reply has not waivered. “Peace, love, and harmony.” I suppose this wish was initially in response to the occasional, inevitable …

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In these monthly entries, I share reflections, remembrances, musings, contemplations, observations, practices, and random thoughts and ideas. ​Perhaps you’ll find a bit of your own story between the lines, consider a new or alternate approach or viewpoint, or even discover or rediscover something about yourself.  Feel free to contact me …

Heart Rocks

If you were to take a walk in and around my home, you might notice that I am a collector. In the garden, next to the entryway, on windowsills, shelves and the tops of bureaus, and vases – you will see scores of rocks – to be specific heart rocks. …

Training

JP CENTRE YOGA, Jamaica Plain, MA November 2019 Restorative Teacher Training, 25 hours (planned) Alex Bauermeister and Brenna Matthews, Instructors Boston Yoga School/JP Centre Yoga, Jamaica Plain, MA September 2018-June 2019 Advanced Yoga Teacher Training, 300 hours Ame Wren, Daniel Max, Instructors Prajna Yoga Immersion, Orleans, MA Lungs and the …

Life off the mat

The way you do anything, is the way you do everything. The benefits of a regular yoga practice extend to life off-the-mat. I credit yoga for ​discovering my own inner strength and peace-of-mind, ​leading to greater balance in all aspects of my life. For nearly 30 years, my first and …

About

What’s in a name? Merriam-Webster defines Jeanne as “Joan of Arc” (French: Jeanne d’Arc). However, I am not French. I was named after my father, Gene (aka Eugene), with the same pronunciation. I appreciate being my dad’s namesake; it keeps him close in heart. That heart has taken me on …

Testimonials

“Jeanne won my appreciation from the first session! I had been away from my practice and joined Jeanne for a “Gentle Yoga Series” at Newton Whole Health (NWH). I immediately registered for the next session. The group is small and Jeanne is compassionate and attentive to individual needs. During our …

Philosophy and Mission

Humble Hearts Yoga believes that yoga is accessible to every body. Can you breathe? Great! Then you can practice yoga! Yoga utilizes pranayama, breath control, to calm the body and the mind, the heart and the nervous system. Whether a restorative sequence or vinyasa flow, seated or on the mat, focus on …