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Your 2015 Year In Review

Namaste! We’ve been doing this writing exercise for years, I'm dusting it off, updating a bit and reposting, I hope you do it, you'll be glad you did: (printable version at the end)

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:05+00:00 December 29th, 2015|Yoga|2 Comments

Dharma Mittra Yoga

This weekend, leading Yoga teacher Jessica Crow is Amtraking up from NYC, bringing her Dharma Mittra inspired Yoga to our small-town (but worldly) community. We'll learn a lot and get a taste of NYC Yoga. These classes will be especially good for teachers to attend, please help spread the word?

By | 2012-05-10T06:49:15+00:00 May 9th, 2012|events, happiness, Yoga|Add Your Comment

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

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

Reintegration

Namaste!  Everyone wants to know how the retreat went!  Thanks for all the encouraging notes. From the amazing feedback, I would say that our Fall retreat at SpiritFire was a great success.  The weather was perfect, each day the foliage turned more vibrant.  Meals were astounding, and the rooms very comfortable.  I really like how every detail was watched over and cared for by the staff.  This allowed us to really focus on the depth of our practice.  Having our morning Yoga practice and meals in total silence (Mauna) added a richness and texture to our presence at SpiritFire.  The hikes were breathtaking, our Mantra practice cathedral-like, and our celebratory fire circle warmed us inside and out.   The act of spiritual retreat is ancient, and even more applicable in our times, To retreat is to step back and gain perspective, a clearer view of how we've been living.  Through practices of awareness we measure that against how we'd like to be living, and resolve to create the appropriate changes.  Leaving behind the old, we reintegrate back into our lives, holding  space for practice, for presence, and to bring the essence of our retreat back home. We're already planning next years retreat, same place, same weekend!  And we're looking at a Spring Retreat to Ananda Ashram, Where I've [...]

By | 2016-11-19T13:18:50+00:00 October 12th, 2008|events, Uncategorized, Yoga|Add Your Comment