Let’s All Take a Deep Breath

February 3, 2017

Ever have one of those days when it feels like you just can’t catch your breath? There’s so much going on, so much to do, just too many things happening at once… Yep, we’ve all been there. It’s time to take a deep breath. One of the things I love about Yoga is that it […]

How to Have a Happier New Year

January 9, 2017

Happy new year, and happier new you, if you’ve made any resolutions to make what’s wonderful (meaning you) even better. I’ve made a few, with a twist: no absolutes. Check out my list: I’m reducing my sugar intake. I’m aiming to meditate every day for about ten minutes. I’m going for two chapters a week until […]

This Week’s Yoga Tool: Svadhyaya (Self-Study)

October 10, 2016

Good morning, beautiful people. This week’s Yoga Tool is Svadhyaya, Self-Study. Svadhyaya asks you to put a hold on thinking about yourself in terms of the way others perceive you–does this person like me? Does s/he think I’m hot/nice/nuts?–and look at your inner life. The truly important things, like your beliefs, what’s important to you, […]

Working with Compassion in Satya, Your Truth

September 22, 2016

We’re still working with this week’s Yoga Tool, Satya, or Truth. Meditation allows us to tune into that small but strong voice within guiding us to our truth. Then, we start reflecting that out into the world in what we say and do. But does the truth have to be brutal? No way! In fact, […]

Good Morning, Beautiful Sangha!

September 15, 2016

Last week’s Yoga Tool was Sangha, but I came across an inspirational quote I had to share. It comes from a great sage–Jeff Bridges, aka The Dude. And this is why The Dude abides: He sees everyone as being the same, not separate. Sangha is a community of your likeminded peeps. Now we see we can widen […]