NO YOGA Thanksgiving week ( November 25th)

With much gratitude and good will, I hope your Thanksgiving celebrations include getting outdoors, sharing and laughing with others, and taking time to appreciate the ability to choose your thoughts and words.

May we all find a place of peace within the senselessness of a few.

No yoga and gong this Thanksgiving week (Wednesday the 25th), we will return next Wednesday the 2nd of December.


Back in Town and ready for Yoga

It is time for yoga and we are ready to go....
Last week, I had an opportunity to give a presentation to Nurse Leaders in Illinois. It was a wonderful experience and now I am home and probably staying put through the holidays...

Please Join in on a smooth and gentle stretch, breath, and sound of the gong This Wednesday and every Wednesday evening unless I post otherwise.
Bring or mat, fee is $15.00

ENJOY !!!!

Yoga location:
Paradise Valley Professional Campus
16620 North 40th Street
Suite D-2

NO Yoga and Gong Wednesday, October 7, 2015

There will be NO yoga and gong this Wednesday the 7th of October, 2015.
Please join us the next week: October 14th, 2015 for a gentle stretch, breath, and soothing sounds in our next class.
Have a wonderful week.


Join us for a presentation / workshop for all caregivers and healers whether professional health care providers or caregivers for someone at home.
Learn tips to stay balanced as you serve and help others.
Apply tools to solidify your mindset while caring for others.
Saturday the 19th of September, at 9am.
Cost is $30.00
Save the flyer above for more details...
See you there.

August gentle yoga: Special opportunity

After enjoying a week away, I am ready to return to the Wednesday evening stretch, breathe and relaxing gong meditation.


So JUST FOR AUGUST, copy the front page of the website and bring a friend for free.
Either split the $15.00 or one of you gets a gift...

Location: Paradise Valley Professional Campus at 16620 North 40th street, Suite D2 Each Wednesday at 6pm.

No Yoga and Gong Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

We will not have Kundalini Yoga class Wednesday the 5th of August, and will resume the following Wednesday the 12th of August, 2015. Have a good week and please join us on the 12h of August for a mid week stretch and breath, followed by a lay out to the vibration of the Gong.

Research FINALLY published

Greetings! After a year of revisions, the systematic review developed during my doctoral program, has finally been published.
You can reach the article at:
So copy and paste this to your browser. It should be on google in a month or so if you are interested.
Thank you to all those who supported this hard work.
Now, on to the next piece......
Blessings, Kathleen


Peace Poster

Welcome back to Yoga April 1, 2015

Good evening and thank you for your patience regarding the absence of the yoga class last week.

While I was gone, I delivered a presentation to a gracious and strong group of health care staff, R.N.'s and providers in Vermont. The topic: Burnout, compassion fatigue and steps toward empowerment. Thank you ladies and gentlemen for your kind reception!!!!!

Come and join us this Wednesday, the 1st of April, as I will resume yoga class at 6pm to celebrate midweek accomplishments and then to rest with the sounds of the gong.
The address and brochure is noted below.... 6pm at 40th street location just north of the fire station and south of Bell.

I intend to present more topics that are important to the community. If you have ideas for presentation, and locations that are both cost effective and comfortable, please let me know your thoughts.
Blessings, Kathleen

No Yoga this Wednesday evening, March 25th, 2015

No yoga Wednesday evening, March 25th, but Ardas Kaur IS having her class this Thursday evening at 6pm at the same location. For more information, please scroll down that discusses yoga classes. I will be back at yoga class beginning April 1, 2015 at 6pm at the same location. Have a wonderful week, Kathleen

Thought for today

In gratitude, I thank all the participants for joining the recent presentation that provided new tools during this chaotic time.
In response to suggestions by my guests, I am attaching a thought for the week. May it bring peace and grace to your world.
Join me every Wednesday for yoga at 6pm to clear your mind... see flyer below.. Blessings, Sat Nam.

Balancing the Mind and Emotions for Better Health

What does it mean to feel your healthiest possible?
What if you could tap into the workings of the mind and the emotions that often leave you feeling tired and not as healthy?
Join Kathleen on February 21st for a presentation that provides tools for feeling your best.
Experience purposeful breathing and enjoy the sounds of the Gong that help heal.
To RSVP, please leave a message at: 480-528-2912
See Brochure for more details and directions.

Kundalini Yoga classes starting in February 2015

Kundalini Yoga and Gong meditation

Please join me for a gentle evening yoga experience with gong vibration. Beginning this Wednesday, the 4th of February.
See attached brochure for more information and bring a mat and blanket...

Presentation at Yoga Phoenix

Please see previous post for two hour presentation titled: Balancing the Mind and Emotions for Better Health

You are also welcome to a similar version of this presentation downtown at the Winter Yoga Festival 2014
Date and Time: Saturday, December 6, 2014 10 am - 5 pm (My presentation is at 4pm)
Location: Yoga Phoenix Campus Location: North of Oak, 2308 N Richland Street Phx AZ 85006

(Dr. Kathleen Rickard)
One hour discussion addressing:
What is health? How can you make a difference?
How do emotions contribute to health?
How does the mind affect outcomes?
Take charge through sound, breath, and choosing the thoughts.

Balancing the Mind and Emotions for Better Health

Presentation poster

Good health enhances a sense of well being. Emotions are key to health. The facets of the mind are capable of interpreting and integrating health and well being. Join me for a presentation November 22, 2014.


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