1. Healthy Motion and Calm Mind ---------- **"Being still does not mean don’t move. It means move in peace.” — E’yen A. Gardner** [**from ANquotes,co**](https://www.anquotes.com/stillness-quotes/) These last few years we have continued to integrate modern movement modalities that, like classic Yoga, invite ongoing attention on the experience of awareness and consciousness in movement. This of…Read More

  2. A Simple Reminder: How Yoga Benefits Your Body and Mind

    “The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” – Sakyong Mipham. (1) This is the time many of us re-establish our work and school schedules after summer vacations and the like. As such it can be an opportunity to get back to a more consistent Yoga, movement self care regimen that can serve us in all aspects of our lives. Despite our good intentions getting started …Read More

  3. Thriving Amidst a Sea of Change—Building Life Of Dynamic Balance With Yoga, Meditation and Self-Care Practice

    ...balance in life does not mean a stagnant and changeless state. Instead, real balance is a living, breathing thing. To attain it, we remain perceptive of the situation, the environment, and other people around us. We maintain flexibility and agility, so that we can adjust quickly and calmly from one moment to the next. It may look easy and effortless, but that is the result of practice and maste…Read More

  4. Resolve to Re-connect With Yourself: The 3 A’s of Becoming the Change You Seek

    "Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray." Rumi" from Goodreads.com "Can you coax the mind from its wandering And keep to the original oneness? Can you let your body become supple as a newborn child's? Can you cleanse your inner vision until you see nothing but the light?..." "...Can you deal with the most vital matters by letting ev…Read More

  5. Resolve to Re-connect in 2022: Grace and Growth Through Healthy Connection With Self and Others in 2022

    We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein (1) Let the Tao be present in your life and you will become genuine. Let it be present in your family and your family will flourish. Let it be present in your country and your country will be an example to all countries in the world. Let it be present in the universe and the universe will sing. Lao Tz…Read More

  6. The Yoga of Contentment: How Gratitude is Good for You

    “Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” Lao Tze from the Tao te Ching, aphorism 44 translated by Stephen Mitchell from the tao te ching institute I have heard it said that Thanksgiving is the most important holiday in this country because it can be shared by all. There is no religious, patriotic …Read More

  7. THE HEALING POTENTIAL OF WISDOM, PATIENCE AND GRACE: 5 WAYS OUR CONSCIOUS SELF CARE CAN HELP

    Every moment I'm thrown by your story. One moment it's happy, and I'm singing. One moment it's sad, and I'm weeping. It turns bitter, and I pull away. But then you spill a little grace, and just like that, I'm all light. It's not so bad, this arrangement, actually.” ,  Rumi 13th Century Sufi mystic and Persian poet(1) It has been over a year and a half that we have had to adjust to the twist…Read More

  8. Calm, Quiet and New Perspectives: 7 Ways Yoga Can Help In Challenging Times

    “As spring overcomes the cold, And autumn overcomes the heat, So calm and quiet overcome the world.”(1) Lao Tzu from the Tao Te Ching: Chapter 45 from Deep Spirits.com  This is a very unique time in the state of our country and the world we live in. It seems the new normal that we need to accept to move forward changes day to day. Coping with that change can deplete us and robs us of our abi…Read More

  9. Listening to Feelings—The Art of Awakening to the Messages From Within

    Empty the self completely; Embrace perfect peace. The world will rise and move; Watch it return to rest. All the flourishing things Will return to their source. Tao Te Ching, Chapter 37 by Lao Tzu from Deepspirits.com Our bodies and our minds are always communicating our wants and needs to ourselves. These messages can be at times be loud and clear, or, as is so often the case, subtle or obscure.…Read More

  10. The Heart Has Room for It All-Compassion at the Core of Our Resilience

    Yet here are three treasures  That I cherish and commend to you:  The first is compassion,  By which one finds courage.  The second is restraint,  By which one finds strength.  And the third is unimportance,  By which one finds influence Lao Tze, Tao Te Ching: Chapter 67** from Deepspirits.com Within the practice of Yoga, meditation and other conscious self-care there is great possibility …Read More