From Morning Yoga Teacher Alice Zorthian~ 10) There’s plenty of parking in the parking lot. 9) In a study conducted by the Yoga Biomedical Trust in London, 94% of participants with anxiety were significantly helped by practicing yoga regularly each morning, and 82% of those with insomnia reported valuable benefits too. 8) Traditional yogic texts … Continue reading Top Ten reasons to do yoga in the morning….
In a recently published article in The Walrus titled “Yoga’s Culture of Sexual Abuse” a lens is turned toward the yoga community and a renowned teacher who abused his position of power in a similar manner to many of the #metoo stories which have recently come to light in other industries and organizations around the globe. The … Continue reading Do No Harm
I’m 62, And So Are You As I was checking a visitor into class the other morning, she was asking what style of yoga I taught. It just came out of my mouth, “I’m 62, and so are you!” She was likely in her 50s, but she totally got it. As did I at that … Continue reading Guest Post By: Liz Fox
One gift that the darkness of winter offers is an appeal to inward reflection. When the outer eye’s view is obscured, whether by darkness, by dream, by death, or by obstacle, we are encouraged to turn in to see. It is here, in and behind what is observable that our intuition, perceptibility, and deep wisdom … Continue reading Dristi & Saving Daylight
if we had never forgotten and were in a state of always remembering there is no mistake in being here we might fall to our knees in praise of a bee’s buzz – their sting – and harvest we might be easier about shitty behavior and traffic and rather, focus on how to heal a … Continue reading Time Soup
To be made of Love, unquestionably To question everything in the search for Love To walk in fullness, breathing deeply everyday To touch the earth and everything living with defenseless courage And give thanks for every opportunity to love each other To dream unconditionally and act Honestly To create fearlessness where fear is Tempting To be … Continue reading A Love Manifesto
I’ve been putting off writing this and I know why. It’s an uncomfortable subject, perhaps not for you, the reader, but certainly for myself. The subject is homelessness. Not as an abstract idea, nor as a cause for social justice but actual, physical homelessness- specifically my own. I spent a period of roughly two years … Continue reading Home Fires