Archive for April, 2012

Why we practice.

Published on April 28, 2012

There are so many reasons why we come to yoga practice. Likely, there are as many reasons as there are individuals practicing. To add to that, each day we approach our practice in a unique way because we are not the same everyday. Our bodies feel differently, our experiences that day reflect the mood we […]

Turn off the NOISE!

Published on April 21, 2012

Yoga calls “turning off the noise” pratyahara. Pratyahara is about withdrawing the senses from the external environment. Finding the quiet. Not so easy for some of us to do. Working with mind chatter is tough and the stimulating environment doesn’t help. You have to be very purposeful in turning off the iPod, the TV, the […]

Imagine what is possible!

Published on April 14, 2012

If you think it, you can do it! So, maybe this pose(Peacock pose) is not your goal(!), but perhaps some other asana is. What is it? Can you challenge yourself to slowly work toward your goal? Strengthening, gaining balance, each step takes time and commitment. Just the act of coming to practice may be your […]

The April Wind……

Published on April 7, 2012

The germanic goddess of fertility, Ostara, reminds us that all the elements in our natural world are of great value. The winds of April help us to clear the dead wood and branches from our trees and our lives. Ostara is the one of foundation words for our word Easter. She reminds us that this […]