Sorry to have missed you all on Thursday, I was was with a long-time teacher of mine who was
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...
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!
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
The wave thinks that it is different from all the other waves. It says, "I have a
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.
Yoga is about Balance, Sun, Moon, Sita-Ram, Masculine, Feminine, Mom, and Dad... I posted Mom's soup, so here's Dad's. Enjoy!
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
Pom wonderful sent me a case of their Pomegranate juice to try out and tell you all about. I'm sure you've heard of pomegranates. My Mom would buy them for us as a treat around Thanksgiving time, We called them
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