Archive for November, 2014

Two Reminders…..

Published on November 30, 2014

Don’t forget that the act of breathing and being present IS yoga. Also, remember no class this week December 1 and December 8, 2014. See you on December 15 for our Winter Solstice practice!

Opening to gratitude

Published on November 22, 2014

Thursday is Thanksgiving. The one day of the year that our culture puts the idea of gratitude at the forefront of our minds. Our yoga practice on Monday nite (November 24), will give us some time to ignite our gratitude. In our meditation practice, focusing on gratitude can help us keep Thanksgiving in our hearts […]

Openness: Letting go of Judgement

Published on November 15, 2014

Letting go of our judgements seems like it shouldn’t be so hard to do, right? Even with good intentions, this is not so easy to do. Letting go of judgement doesn’t mean being disconnected from our environment, possibly leaving ourself in a dangerous position. It means using your senses to evaluate the situation, but not […]

A change begins with opening to the possibilitity

Published on November 9, 2014

It takes an open mind to meditate and to see how meditation can effect us in a positive way. When we open ourselves to this part of the yogic path, it becomes more difficult to see another person as anything other than us. As we explore openness this month, we will explore a meditation practices […]

A month of openness: Let’s start with Yin!

Published on November 2, 2014

Our theme this month is openness. It is so appropriate to begin the month with a Yin practice as it is designed to open areas of our physical body that may be tight. As with transformation, openness is about attitude. Emotionally creating a space where we are receptive and soft to what is around us. […]