Archive for May, 2014

Rest, like a blossom on a rock

Published on May 29, 2014

Over Mother’s Day weekend, my husband and I took a hike in Yosemite from the Mariposa Grove to Wawona. The trail lead us deep into forested areas that are not well travelled. Our reward turned out to be groves and groves of Dogwoods in full splendor. In the Fall, we have been in Yosemite for […]

No Class May 26, Memorial Day!

Published on May 24, 2014

As we kick off the summer season, just a reminder that there will be no class this week! We will resume June 2 with a Yin Yoga class! I hope everyone begins their summer with travel or plans for travel! Enjoy your holiday!

Energy and Light

Published on May 17, 2014

In the Ananda yoga tradition, it is all about intention and energy. At first, feeling the energy flow in your body when we practice is elusive. The more we direct our attention during practice to feeling the energy flow (the intention to feel energy and use it) we will feel it. At first, it is […]

Resiliency and Growth

Published on May 10, 2014

Each year, my husband and I start off the hiking season with a visit to San Joaquin River Gorge. It is a wonderful hike, particularly when the wildflowers are full display. Besides the wildflowers, I like to check in on the tree you see in the photo. It sits far above the river’s water line, […]

Now that we have settled in, let’s go inside and see what’s there!

Published on May 4, 2014

Freeing our mind by settling our body, then going inside ourselves, this is yin yoga. We have this opportunity the first Monday of every month. While yin is a highly personal practice, in a group the energy of each of us contributes to each of us being able to find our own inner space. That […]