Archive for July, 2016

At the heart of our practice, is mindfulness

Published on July 30, 2016

With this sustained heat wave, the physical aspects to our practice can be challenging. But we know, asana is only a part of the yogic path. When the weather is hot, yin and restorative yoga are nice physical practice alternatives. Both types of yoga give us an entry way into our body and mind without […]

Authenticity and our Fifth Chakra

Published on July 23, 2016

This week I spent some time with a friend who is saying good-bye to her 30’s as she anticipates her 40’s. Interestingly, our conversation focused a lot on her feelings about being (or not being) authentic in her life. She was doing that life review, backward and forward, as many of us do when a […]

Authentic, Open Hearts

Published on July 16, 2016

I think this summer will go down in the books as one that was not for the faint of heart! I for one have had plenty of opportunity to practice the gifts of yoga. I am grateful for the foundation that I can return to with the announcement of each new tragedy and pain. As […]

Practicing authenticity amid difficulty

Published on July 9, 2016

I must admit that the events of this week have been a challenge for me to handle. It seems that the suffering is coming hard and fast. There is little time to adjust before we are faced with another sadness. Times like these call for quiet reflection, compassion and community. Each of us can respond […]

No Class July 4th!

Published on July 2, 2016

Have a wonderful and safe holiday! See you next week, July 11 for a Yin practice!