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Bee nice

In bragging with a friend and fellow gardener, I shared that my tomato plants did great this year, that many are still flowering like it was august. She then gave me this great gardening advice...

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:12+00:00 October 3rd, 2013|ahimsa, animals, Yoga|4 Comments

Nourish

During the course of a 90 minute Yoga class about 27 billion of your cells will perish, and around the same amound will be regenerated... And what are the raw materials for these new cells?

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:18+00:00 April 15th, 2012|happiness, Sutras, Yoga|Add Your Comment

Don’t be the cookie

I've seen much forcing in postures, the 'ideal' of a posture pushed like a cookie-cutter onto an unready body. These kind of classes foster competitiveness, and echo much of our modern culture, which values appearence over substance

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:24+00:00 July 28th, 2011|ahimsa, creativity, recipes|8 Comments

Do it anyway

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

By | 2010-07-08T18:59:05+00:00 July 7th, 2010|abundance, ahimsa, 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 | 2016-11-19T13:18:36+00:00 November 26th, 2009|abundance, ahimsa, Yoga|1 Comment