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Swadyaya

Recently, I read where a seasoned Yoga teacher, with 'impressive' credentials was asked "What does Yoga mean to you?. Her answer surprised me...

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:37+00:00 June 7th, 2009|Yoga|3 Comments

Making Time for Practice

Just when I had thought I'd heard all the reasons not to practice, A regular and committed student told me: "My Dog ate my mala." Didn't we all try that in grade school with our homework?

By | 2009-06-04T10:01:15+00:00 June 4th, 2009|Yoga|2 Comments

Want Less

The next time you find yourself wanting, sit with the desire. This is the practice of Aparigraha, non-grasping, one of the five

By | 2009-05-27T22:52:57+00:00 May 27th, 2009|Yoga|1 Comment

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

Vrkshasana

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