Archive for December, 2016

Welcome 2017 !

Published on December 31, 2016

Open the door of your mind and spirit! Let in the light and the love of the New Year. It is up to us to create what we want in our lives and in our world. Turn down the volume of the negativity and turn up the volume of your love. We will start our […]

Leaving darkness, moving toward light

Published on December 25, 2016

Let’s honor and leave behind that which no longer serves us. Let’s move ourselves, toward the light of love, hope and possibilities. Being faithful to who we are, let us warrior on this New Year to maintain our ideals, hopes and standards. Slowly, as the warmth comes back to our minds and bodies, let’s find […]

Sun Standing Still: Solstice

Published on December 16, 2016

Winter solstice brings us to a time of inward reflection. The word solstice means “sun standing still” Ancient peoples, our ancestors, both feared and revered the solstices of the year. The sun sustained them in every way, as it does us. They were closer to the changes in nature/seasons and held them in awe and […]

Soft front, strong back? Our Back care practice!

Published on December 10, 2016

There is a Buddhist saying that in order to bring lovingkindness into the world, we should have a soft front (open heart) and a strong back (able to help others carry the load).This speaks to both our emotional and physical strength. Meditation helps us craft our emotional life, our asana practice with our physical life. […]

December Opening

Published on December 3, 2016

Some of us, including myself, feel like we are trying to recover from the surprises of 2016. As we move toward new realities, finding a response to the new that feels unwanted can feel challenging. Finding our unique ways of handling the changes ahead takes time. I am feeling as if I am ready to […]