Archive for December, 2015

Welcome 2016!

Published on December 30, 2015

Happy 2016 Yogis! Let’s move into our New Year with hopes and expectations for a peaceful world and continued focus on your inward journeys! I have given you a link (see bottom of page) to a four week program that you might wish to consider for this month. I will be starting this January 1 […]

“I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.” ~ Rumi

Published on December 26, 2015

Christmas morning, 2015. As close as we got to a White Christmas at our house! What joy and stillness to behold this year! As we move into our last class together for the year, just like the year ahead, there are unknowns afoot for our group! I encourage you to look toward 2016 as the […]

Winter Solstice: A time for change

Published on December 19, 2015

Our month of stillness leads us to the winter solstice. The focus we have this month on cultivating stillness, will help us work together for up coming change. Although we don’t directly focus our attention on the fact that change is happening in each moment, it is. No two moments are the same. It is […]

Coming into stillness: inhabiting our bodies

Published on December 12, 2015

Inhabit our bodies?! Well, of course we do….or do we? How often do we take time to really feel what it is like to be in our body? When we practice the back care class, do we focus our attention on our back as we proceed thru each asana? Do we feel the flexibility in […]

“In stillness, I touch my inner strength”

Published on December 6, 2015

In Ananda yoga, we have mantra’s for each asana. The stillness mantra, is one of my favorites. It is used for Vajrasana (Hero’s, Firm pose or thunderbolt pose). I find this asana the perfect pose to refocus myself during a active practice. December feels to me like a time to follow the lead of nature […]