Archive for August, 2016



Joy and health?

Published on August 26, 2016

It is hard to believe that this is our last practice for the month of August! The subtle changes in the weather as well as the plants let us know that a change is on the way. Have you noticed? It is a change that we expect as well as relish, but take for granted. […]


Joy and simplicity

Published on August 20, 2016

In the past, we have spoken of the connection between joy and gratitude. This week, I’d like to present another quality I find increases my own joy. That is the quality of simplicity. Author Duane Elgin’s book” Voluntary Simplicity: Toward a Way of Life that is Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich” is a wonderful guide for […]


Share Joy!

Published on August 13, 2016

Let’s be honest…there have been times this summer(this year!) that it has been hard to be joyful. So many sad, frightening events have occurred in our world. Everyday we are bombarded by the negativity of the presidential campaign. You can be hard pressed to wake up in the morning and hear positivity. When we start […]


Is it time to celebrate? Joy is everywhere!

Published on August 6, 2016

August in the Central Valley of California is a month of many extremes. Heat, residuals of wildfires(poor air quality), harvests, back to school, and the looking forward to Fall. Personally, I have always found August to be a month that feels too long and needs to be endured until September peaks thru. I think I […]


No class 8/1/16!

Published on August 1, 2016

Sorry Yogis! Can’t get down to Fresno for class because of Goose Fire restrictions! We will have Yin practice next week. Please contact your fellow students to let them know. See you next week!


Please check before class 8/1/16!

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I have been under a mandatory evacuation in our home for the Goose Fire since Saturday afternoon.We are fine with food and electricity. This morning, it appears from news reports that the fire is not yet contained. This means if I leave my home, I cannot return until the evacuation is lifted. It is early […]