Archive for December, 2017

Welcome 2018 with Yin Yoga!

Published on December 30, 2017

With open arms, open hearts, open minds (and a good sense of humor), let’s welcome 2018! We usually have yin as are primary practice throat the first week of each month. So Thursday, 1/4 and Monday 1/8 we will find our quiet place and come back to ourselves after a busy season. The New Year […]

Take some time to renew

Published on December 25, 2017

We are in that “mid-holiday” time: those days between Christmas and New Year’s. The excitement of Christmas is wearing away from our thoughts and we slowly move to replace it with reflections of the past year and anticipation for the New Year. The cold, sometimes overcast, infrequently wet weather brings a quietness that rivals the […]

Coming back to the Light

Published on December 22, 2017

When I saw this beautiful sconce on the wall in our Venice hotel, it immediately brought to mind the soft light at Year’s End: candles, tree lights. The beauty of the early winter brings to mind the past and the possibilities of the future. The ancients were grateful for the returning light which was their […]

Coming of the Winter Solstice

Published on December 16, 2017

This quote from Albert Camus has spoken to me all my life. I first read it as a teen, having no idea what life had in store for me. Many times,particularly hard times, this quote would pop into my head, warming my heart and providing me comfort. This was probably one of my first self-care […]

Raising our hopes, dealing with our expectations

Published on December 9, 2017

December: Hope-The Practice of Expectation

Published on December 2, 2017

What has your year been like? Has it met your expectations? Was it all you hoped it would be? Let’s stop for a moment, during this season of “revving up”, to slow down and look at our year. Maybe you have to break the year down into blocks of time (some good, some challenging) in […]