Seva should walk hand in hand with sadhana (spiritual practices). If one is absent, you will not gain anything from the other. From sadhana you get the strength to do seva, and from seva you get depth in sadhana. -Sri Sri Ravi Shankar- Seva, which translates as “selfless service” in sanskrit, is the practice where … Continue reading Seva
The practice of yoga, like a car, takes maintanence. If we look at our bodies as our vehicles, we know that there are certain milestones that we need to meet. We change our oil every 3000 – 5000 miles to keep our cars running, but do we think about how our bodies and souls need … Continue reading Yoga and the Path of Spiritual Maintainence
What’s stopping you from becoming your most whole, integrated, and amazing self? What’s stopping you from making the world a better place by getting out of your ego’s way and doing things that benefit you, your community, and the planet entire? These are big questions, profound questions, and the kind of exploration that I personally … Continue reading What’s Stopping You?
Life happens. One of many clichés and expressions for the truth that all we can count on in life is change. Life happens. Life hands us experiences. Some we receive gratefully and many we would not choose if given the chance to decide. Life’s been happening to me since I left the womb. Perhaps you … Continue reading Becoming Comfortable With Discomfort
This piece is written direct to you if you’ve ever felt like your yoga practice has gone stale. Or perhaps you’ve noticed that though you gained flexibility in your hamstrings, you’ve not broken out of emotional habits you thought were a part of the process. If you are wondering why you’ve not yet reached enlightenment, … Continue reading Still Evolving
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 I’m 62 and So Are You