Archive for the 'Sarayu Yoga' Category



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) […]


A week of Yin!

Published on April 30, 2017

Welcome to May!What does your body need this month? Gardening, hiking, long trips, all of these activities bring different needs for stretching and strengthening. All of us need relaxation and mind quieting, even if our bodies are feeling fine. Normally, we have a Yin Practice on the first Monday of each month. Even the the […]


Allowing in the winds of change

Published on April 22, 2017

Our theme this month has been Transformation: The Practice of Change. Change seems to be a constant in everyone’s life. From small to large, physical, social, economic, to political, sometimes change feels more like a hurricane than a gentle spring breeze. We can weather these changes and possibly even enjoy the new possibilities they open […]


Inviting nature in

Published on April 15, 2017

Each year in Spring, we have a return visitor, a great blue heron. She comes to feed on on gophers, frogs, tadpoles.Most years, the visits are brief and intermittent due to lack of water. This year, she has visited frequently, bringing with her great joy and awe. The change this year of course is the […]


Yoga for April 9-15

Published on April 8, 2017

Spring break, Easter, great weather……..travel, family, good times! This week, April 9-15, we have only one yoga class. This is our Thursday evening class April 13, from 5-6pm at the UU Church of Fresno. If you are taking a break this week, enjoy! We’ll see you back on the mat on Monday, April 17 for […]


What we practice, we grow.

Published on April 1, 2017

I was listening to a TED talk this week about mindfulness. The speaker told a story about how the five words, ” What we practice, we grow”, spoken to her by a monk, changed her life. The simplicity, yet profound wisdom of this sentence, gave me pause. We have the power within us to grow […]