Archive for the ‘Meditation and Mindfulnes’ Category

Karma Yoga and the Season of Giving

Visualize yourself a traveler preparing for your dream trip. You’re seeking a place called Mokṣa (मोक्ष). This is a country like no other where all beings are well, all beings are free, and all beings have peace. 

Listening to Your Soul Voice

Over the past 15 years I have acquired a strong sense of listening to the voice of my soul, others may call it listening to your heart or your gut.

More Tips for Optimizing Your Home Practice

Teaching yoga through Zoom has allowed me the opportunity to share the love of the practice during the pandemic and to help yogis slow down and find their breath.  Providing a class of moving through asanas, mindfulness, and savasana.  I never imagined I would be sharing my practice online but here I am.  And believe it or not – it is still wonderful.  But let’s not kid ourselves, there is nothing better than a hands-on adjustment or assist during a practice.  For this reason, I make it a priority to help those in class really feel the pose through cues or closing our eyes and noticing the feeling of the physical body during the practice. 

Lessons in Resilience

My intention as I began the Gentle Yoga for Resilience series for You Call This Yoga was to bring mental and physical skills to participants in order to develop resilience during this pandemic. Over the past several weeks, I have been observing my own development of resilience. It has been a part of my practice of “svadyaya” or self-study. Never before in my yoga teaching career has there been such a large cultural experience impacting my students as well as myself. As I am teaching about resilience, I am also working to strengthen my own resiliency.

Balance of Consumption

  We are consumers. Have you ever taken a quiet minute to consider all that you consume in a day? Most people would likely instantly think of the food that they ate that day. True, the consuming of food is a necessary daily ritual, but what else are we consuming and why? We consume a…