Archive for July, 2013

Its hard to focus in the heat!

Published on July 27, 2013

Click on the image above to really see ways to help us gain focus. I think they left out air conditioning! Working on focus, or controlling our mind, is part of what mediation and yoga offers us. Even during this long hot summer, both our mediation and yoga practice can offer us relief. This week’s […]

Personal goals

Published on July 20, 2013

When I saw this poster, I thought of one of our yogis that shared with me her desire to easily do a forward bend. This pose, easy for some, not for others, is what she personally saw as a challenge. She worked on this pose and was able to find herself pleased with her forward […]

Why not……

Published on July 13, 2013

Sounds easy, right? Practicing an open heart at Christmastime, or during a disaster is relatively easy. Not so much day to day and in dealing with people who we wish weren’t part of our world. Compassion when it is not the path we might wish to travel at that moment, can be hard to muster. […]

A cooling practice?

Published on July 5, 2013

It’s hard to believe that these 100+ temps are still with us? I think we are pretty lucky to live in a time when we have air conditioning, even when it seems to be of little solace! Long stretches of heat can make is cranky and sleep poorly. There are some cooling techniques in yoga […]