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Namaste. I’ve been practicing and teaching Peace, Yoga, and Mindful living for many years. What comes out in class is from decades of going inwards. I love sharing what is rising in my practice and my day to day life of noticing more about this incredible world we live in. Peace -j

Catch and Release

In Asana class the other day we talked about balancing strive with acceptance and humility. Our physical practice can invoke our striving nature, our need to compete, to improve, or 'collect' postures, especially the ones we see as advanced. This can distract us from our path, and can lead to...

By | 2013-10-04T16:54:05+00:00 April 30th, 2009|Yoga|Comments Off on Catch and Release

The You Bar

I've just hooked up with this great company that makes custom nutritional bars! there's a great web interface, you choose your own ingredients from a menu, and they even print your chosen name on the wrappers!

By | 2009-04-19T17:41:29+00:00 April 18th, 2009|abundance, recipes, Yoga|6 Comments


In Vrkshasana, or tree pose we are looking to reclaim our connection. From connection comes balance, and choices that are more life affirming. When you rise into Vrkshasana, you reduce your footprint on Mother Earth by half. By lessening our impact, we deepen our connection. Our practice serves as

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:42+00:00 April 7th, 2009|abundance, recipes, Yoga|6 Comments

Be your own bailout

Ram is known for virtue, a word that has almost dropped from our vocabulary. Our politicians lie, our icons lie, the banks lied, even A-rod lied. 100% natural, new and improved, green? Who can you believe, who can you trust? Ram never lied, Ram always did the right thing. Even when it was very hard.

By | 2010-10-31T18:41:43+00:00 March 24th, 2009|events, frugal living, Yoga|Comments Off on Be your own bailout

Show Me a Sign

After meditation this morning, I played a few Bhajans on this old harmonium, usually puts me in a great mood, and I'm ready for just about anything. I was thinking about our challenging times and our many different ways of coping. How practice can be seen as refuge, but eventually we must

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:43+00:00 March 10th, 2009|music, Yoga|7 Comments

Start Where You Are

Growing up, I remember this ritual of my fathers. Every Saturday morning he would come home from working overtime, and while having lunch ( a sandwich with potato chips inside) would sit up straight, and make out the list for the day. Here's the magic. He would start with a

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:43+00:00 March 5th, 2009|Yoga|5 Comments