Archive for August, 2015

End of August!

Published on August 28, 2015

I think it is so much easier to be compassionate with others than with myself. Somehow, I seem to always be the runner up in my own compassion lottery. Recognizing this, years ago I set an intention to go on retreat twice a year to give me, time for me, time to regenerate. This weekend […]

Mantras for transitions

Published on August 23, 2015

Do you have your own mantra? That’s just a short, personal phrase that you say to yourself silently. A mantra, since it is personal, is the positive direction we wish our mind to take. Sometimes, a mantra can be helpful in a stressful situation, used to relax and reorient our mind when needed or just […]

Mythology and Ideas

Published on August 15, 2015

As a kid and a young teen in school, I was fascinated when we studied Greek and Roman mythology. I loved the stories that helped the western ancients explain and understand their world. These stories made their experience more real to me.Then, when I discovered yoga as an adult, I found how the eastern ancients […]

What are you bringing with you this week?

Published on August 8, 2015

Each time we step onto our mat, we are different from the last time we found ourselves on the mat. We are changed physically, emotionally and spiritually everyday by the world around us. These may be subtle shifts in us, but these shifts are what create the human we constantly becoming.How we allow these changes […]

August is here! A month of transitions

Published on August 1, 2015

There is so much that August brings us: the finishing of vacations, new school year, heat (!), thoughts of Fall. As we ponder what this month will bring, we can hopefully find the courage to face all transitions, all change, with courage and acceptance. Yoga offers us tools for making these life transitions easier: pranayama, […]

Welcoming a new life!

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Our Monday nite class has been thru many of life’s events together, but not a birth. This Monday nite, 7/27, we will welcome the impending birth of a daughter for one of our yogis. We have watched as Momma Yogi has blossomed over the months, staying faithful to her practice and to her commitment of […]