"I find refuge in yoga," says Margaret. "It allows my
mind to move into stillness, leaving the world outside
the yoga studio. It is a reminder to be present in the
Margaret, in the photo with a manta ray, also finds refuge in the deep, blue Pacific,
as she and her husband, Carlos, free dive off the
A Rolfer and Cranial Sacral Therapist by trade,
Margaret enjoys helping her clients to discover their
inherent abilities to heal and balance their bodies.
Rolfing is a system of body education and physical
manipulation. Treatment is divided into ten sessions,
each building on the results of the previous.
"In these sessions, I work with the client's
connective tissue, movement, and breath, in an
attempt to bring all parts into improved functional
alignment," she says. "Tension is released in the
major muscle segments which systematically
readjusts the connective tissue network."As Margaret continues, "Rolfing clients often
comment on the intensity of the sensations as well
as dramatic and enduring changes that occur
physically and sometimes emotionally."
Congruent with her open and friendly attitude,
Margaret and I often exchange thoughts about the benefits
of our chosen modalities. Her 'happy heart' has
led other bright and positive people to Kona Yoga and
allowed her to accept and acknowledge the following:
"Being an avid runner for 25 years I began to
wear my knees down. I found myself facing surgery
because of a torn meniscus and found my way to
Yoga. I've been attending classes for about a year
and a half with Don and Barbara. I no longer need
surgery on my knee!"