December 30, 2019

Wishing you healthy eyes, and the ability to see all that is illuminated in your field of vision. Wishing you also clear vision beyond ordinary eyesight. Drishti is a Sanskrit word that can refer to expanded seeing in the yogic tradition.

True sight is the abi...

December 1, 2019

True Physical Strength Comes from the Core

Yoga asana (postural practice) is a great way to improve overall strength and balance because the poses build connectivity to your core. This is a very different approach than isolating specific muscles, although getting specif...

October 30, 2019

There's a coffin in our creepy old basement...

And a graveyard.

In past years it served to scare the wits out of children, and even some adults on Halloween. It brought people together in fake blood and macabre theatrics. I have always loved Halloween, and the time when...

August 2, 2019

Yoga as the journey through our personal mythologies, and why Savasana is the heart of a yoga class.

June 29, 2019

Some of us can feel far from the lofty goal of long involved yoga asana, pranayama, and meditation for daily long periods of time in the morning and afternoon. For me I have caught glimpses of the potential of the practices, but find it nearly impossible to uphold this...

May 31, 2019

What a special time of year, where everywhere we look in the natural world, we find the spring cycle of form coming back into being. 

Internally this is also happening, as the fragrances and breezes of spring carry reminders of a deep memory of vitality. The desires tha...

April 7, 2019

Do you struggle with anxiety?

Are you familiar with that closed in sense of panic that can inhibit growth, influence the way we architect our life, and activate pain patterns in the body mind? So many people who deal with anxiety on a regular basis have found relief in...

October 30, 2018

I have always loved working with imagery, especially as the colors fade from the landscape. I became very interested in yantra a few months ago when I was studying about ancient yogini temples. A yantra is an arrangement of symbols that draws your eye to the cente...

October 28, 2018

Ayurveda uses periodic cleansing to reset your systems. This is a time to nourish and simplify!

Here are five ways you can work cleansing principals into your fall routines:

1. Incorporate Daily Movement Practices

During this time, we want to enhance flow in our systems....

September 1, 2018

What does it take to hold it all together in the face of challenging transitions and heartache? Perhaps a better approach would be to weave it back together, to repair and repattern in relation to the big picture.

We can look to mythology for insight. Douglas Brooks say...

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