Archive for the 'Sarayu Yoga' Category



Willingness: The Practice of Yes

Published on August 5, 2017

I think it is interesting that one of the constant(and first) words in a toddler’s vocabulary is,”No!”. As we mature, does “No” continue to be our go to word? For me, I may not say “No”, but I am likely to be thinking it. Changing our attitude includes changing our thinking, our internal dialogue.At first, […]


Yes! Yoga back to normal schedule this week!

Published on July 30, 2017

I am a bit tardy about this posting for the week of July 31- August 3. I’ve been at a family reunion away from technology for bit. Have no fear! We are back on track this week with Monday and Thursday yoga. Scroll back thru the posts on this site for days and times. I […]


Just a reminder…..

Published on July 19, 2017

Just a reminder that we are taking a little break here in July to do some exploring! No classes 7/20 and 7/24. See you back on 7/27! Enjoy the time to explore your world!


Strength within

Published on July 15, 2017

“The roots of resilience….are to be found in the sense of being understood by and existing in the mind and heart of a loving, attuned and self-possessed other.” Diana Fosha Our temperatures this month in the Central Valley may have tested our personal resiliency. So many days with high day time temps and little to […]


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 […]