Archive for December, 2012

Challenges and Gains….saying goodbye to 2012

Published on December 29, 2012

The time has come to let 2012 go and move our momentum into 2013. Reflecting on the year that has past gives us the opportunity to bring light into the next year. Yet, we talk alot about living in the now. Do do that, we need to honor the past and prepare for the future, […]

No practice on Christmas Eve

Published on December 22, 2012

I wish all a quiet, reflective and hopeful Christmas Eve. While we won’t have a practice on Monday December 24, we’ll be back on December 31, New Year’s Eve. Plan for a special Ananda practice focuses on emotional health. As we close out 2012, let’s begin 2013 together, focusing on our physical, emotional and spiritual […]

A light in the darkness…YOU

Published on December 15, 2012

Winter solstice. A time of cold, darkness and for many this year, sadness. What does this have to do with yoga? Yoga philosophy challenges us to go within and to work in the world around us. Both challenges are positive and optimistic during a time of year, a season and moment in time where being […]

Courage in your practice

Published on December 8, 2012

I don’t think many people think about courage being apart a of a yoga practice. For some, just getting on the mat when they feel that their physical strength, mobility or balance may fail them, is courageous. Some folks are shy or self-conscious, making the idea of practicing in front of others horrifying. This is […]

Which one are you?

Published on December 3, 2012

My site has been down for a couple of weeks, but now its back! I have to admit, having the site down for so long caused me to me more like the yogi on the left. It was difficult to settle my mind as I ruminated about what to do, why is the site down, […]