Archive for the 'Sarayu Yoga' Category



Developing a personal resiliency plan

Published on July 8, 2017

Psychology says that there are many factors/qualities that help us remain resilient thru challenges: belief in one’s self, viewing bad times as temporary, knowing your boundaries,cultivating self-awareness,willingness to sit in silence, self care habits, a sense of humor, and community. Your tribe. This is what I feel a regular yoga class with a group develops. […]


Resilience: The Practice of Thriving

Published on July 1, 2017

At one time or another, all of us “go off the rails”, “loose it” ” temporarily lose our minds”. Our lives are complicated. Even the most calm of us has times when we feel we are completely disconnected from our body, our mind, the world. Yoga and mediation helps us to bring ourself back to […]


Altering practice

Published on June 24, 2017

There are many reasons we may need to adjust our practice: injury, recovery from illness/injury, aging, practice environment changes. Yoga encourages us to honor our body. For me, this has been challenging. My body has changed over the years, making some asanas unattainable and even dangerous. I have had physical injuries over the years which […]


Taking stock mid-year: Summer solstice

Published on June 17, 2017

We are so used to the traditions of the New Year. In particular, the tradition of setting New Years resolutions or intentions. Often, we only briefly return to our memory of what seemed like a solid commitment for our New Year, as the days pass on from winter to summer. Here we are at the […]


Is back pain lessening your zest for Life?

Published on June 10, 2017

Our theme for this month, is the practice of enthusiasm: Zest. It is difficult to find that zest for life when pain is ever present. Yoga in general can help us deal with the pain that finds our body as we live and age. This week’s practice focuses specifically on a practice that can assist […]


A wonderful week of Yin!

Published on June 3, 2017

Doesn’t this peaceful young man make you want to close your eyes and breathe with him!! Let’s start out our month with two yin practices! As the weather warms, I think I hear a resounding, “Yipee for Yin”. We do need to give our bodies time to adjust to the change in temperature and yin […]


Yoga resumes June 1!

Published on May 27, 2017

Memorial Day is a sacred time for our country.In my own family, we have family members representing WW1,WW2 and Korea. While I wish that war was not part of our national and global reality, it is. I am grateful to those who sacrificed for all of us. This Marc Chagall painting spoke to me about […]


See you June 1st!

Published on May 20, 2017

Time to take the opportunity to get out into nature before the summer heat is upon us! This is the perfect time of year to take your practice outdoors! We will not have classes May 22, May 25 and May 29 (Memorial Day). We’ll be back together June 1 from 5-6:15 pm at the UU […]


True Yoga?

Published on May 13, 2017

This week is the last session of our Chair Yoga Workshop. Our group has been open about learning that yoga is not a set of poses, but a practice that we take into our lives. Whether you practice your yoga on a mat, in a chair, in a wheelchair or in a bed, if you […]


Embodiment: The Practice of Making Real

Published on May 6, 2017

What does it mean to embody our life? Is it filling an empty space within us with intention, awareness and presence? How can yoga play a role in assisting us in seeking and finding the embodiment we are after? After we learn the basics of yoga practice (what to do in this pose or that) […]