This was so-not the planned silence... Kankana played an ancient harmonium, into beautiful - swimming melodies called Ragas. Could I surrender to the new plan?
Have you ever wondered why so many of the Yoga postures are named for things found in the natural world? We have cows and cats, Camels and Crescent Moons. Notice there is no Angry Motorist, Stressed Out Mom, or Corporate Bigwig posture...
Mother Teresa's charities in Calcutta are as real as it gets. Words could never do justice to what I witnessed there. She was so simple, yet so effective... and her legacy of compassion lives on. The least we can do is try to follow her advice given here. We'll forget, we can remember. A steady practice is all in the returning to it. -j
Who do we think we are, who do we think they are?
A must-see video of a middle school choir singing Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu... The mantra I share with you at the end of each Yoga Class means: "May all beings - in all places - be happy and free.
Invariably the question: "Why 108?" comes up. There are many opinions about Why 108, but here I'll mention a few that people tend to agree upon.
When we boldly and honestly embrace the whole of ourselves, only then can change begin.
must-see video of incredibly flexible entertainers The Ross Sisters from the 1940's performing Solid Potato Salad
Catalog Choice is a free service that nixed most of the catalog type junk mail I was getting. It's quick, easy, and effective way to save trees and fuel, and a sure-way to improve your tree pose.
Watch this video of a 91 year old Yoga teacher who tangos in her spare time. Her philosophy is as inspiring as her youthfulness. A life lived in service of others. If you can't see the video in your email, got to my website and visit the blog. Forward this post to a friend who could use some inspiration to get to Yoga: You all asked, and we listened! Danielle is coming out from New York City this weekend, she'll be assisting our 9am Yoga class this coming Sunday, and the Monday 4pm class. Danielle is gifted at helping people find just the right depth of a posture. If you've not experienced her co-teaching, you're in for a real treat. Come just a bit early if you can, so we can get started right on time. Looking ahead slightly, Our Open Mic Kirtan on Sat. the 24'th, a free event.. If you like Yoga music, come on down! That Sunday, the 25'th is Restorative Yoga, 12:30. might be the last of the season, unless I hear differently from you. Get the scoop at the events page. Thanks again for all your kind emails and feedback, and of course, for coming to class! This Friday night I'm at Global [...]