1. Finding Ease Amidst the Challenge In Yoga—5 Steps To Channel Your Energies To Deepen Your Practice

    "Wherever you are is the entry point"     Kabir The reasons we begin practicing Yoga are unique to each person and their needs. For many Yoga can be the ultimate relaxation exercise that also helps stretch and strengthen the body for more flexibility. Other seek help for particular physical problems or to complement other exercise activities. How fit or flexible we are, our present state of he…Read More

  2. Resolve to Evolve in 2016

    “Approach it and there is no beginning, follow it and there is no end. You can’t know, but you can be it, at ease in your own life.” Lao Tzu For over 30 years I have felt blessed to have the wonderful practices of Yoga and meditation to support me on my life’s journey. For so much of that time I have been doubly blessed to be able to meet and work each day with like-mi…Read More

  3. “So Hum to Be Happier”—a Simple Mantra Meditation

    In stressful times simple is important and simple and effective ways to bring some peace and calm to life are golden. There are in the practices of Yoga, Bhuddism and other ancient traditions of healing and higher consciousness innumerable ways to utilize meditation or contemplation to bring powerful healthful and transformation effects. At the center of many of these practices are simple man…Read More

  4. Yoga in the Real World—Simple Commitments for Sustainable Peace

    At this time of year for many the only constant in life is the added stress the Holiday season adds to busy lives. For those of us who have some sort of consistent self care practice, be it Yoga, meditation, exercise or and other way we take time for ourselves to create a more balanced and centered life, this season can seem to threaten the gains we have made. I invite you to see this in a differe…Read More

  5. Yoga for Runners—Restoring the Foundations of Pain Free Performance

    Runners, whether they are sprinters or marathoners, look for ways to improve their stride, breathing rate and muscular fitness. One of the techniques that is least invasive and less likely to have dangerous side effects is yoga. The use of yoga for runners is beneficial in a holistic approach. While yoga is a form of exercise, it is gentle enough to provide sustainable energy without requiring the…Read More

  6. Getting the Peace You Seek in Yoga-5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Savasana Pose

    A number of Yoga students who are beginning to create a Yoga practice at home do so with some time constraints,often wedging in some stretches and basic Yoga postures as best they are able within a lifestyle hasn't yet made space for their new passion. Often with this constraint one casualty in creating a complete home practice is that the time spent in final relaxation pose(Savasana) is reduced …Read More