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Needs vs Wants

Through challenging our consumptive ways, we gain clearer perspective on our needs vs. wants. Our needs are mostly simple. It's our unchecked wants that get us into trouble, setting ourselves up for Duhka, or suffering. Was it needs or wants that crashed the economy?

By | January 7th, 2010|abundance, frugal living, Yoga|4 Comments

Enough is Enough

Smoothing out, and honoring the transitions between postures tells ourselves at many levels, that in-between is a valid state, a way to be. We don't have to know everything. We don't have to do everything. Flowing into postures can helps us get to where things seem to fit.

By | November 26th, 2009|abundance, ahimsa, Yoga|1 Comment

Yoga Retreat

Just back from our annual Fall retreat. Many thanks to those who could join us. Sprit Fire is amazing. Not an austere event by any means! in between focused classes and workshops we feasted on gourmet vegetarian food, Much of it organically grown on site. Yes, there's coffee in the morning, and decadent snacks in between classes. It was a joy to teach, we had a great group.

By | October 6th, 2009|abundance, Yoga|1 Comment

Yoga Books

Jnanna Yoga is the pursuit of knowledge. However it can be a trap. When we approach our Yoga studies like we approach the rest of our modern lives we can come to 'collect' Yoga knowledge. We stuff ourselves with the facts and figures and leave no room for clear understanding. Our culture is about more. Yoga is about less.

By | September 21st, 2009|abundance, books, Yoga|Add Your Comment

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 | 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 | April 7th, 2009|abundance, recipes, Yoga|6 Comments