Sometimes it seems like there are people who can accept change better than others. What is their secret? Continue reading Yoga and Change
Celebration of events that are special is a vital part of a spiritual practice. It reveals who we are as a person and what we value. In sanskrit, the word for celebration is Utsava. Broken down, ut means removal and sava means wordly sorrows or grief. This is what celebration can do for us, transform … Continue reading Celebration/Utsava
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
Life happens. People share space, relationships, experiences. People make mistakes. Like many others I have spent much of my life comparing myself to others and not enough accepting myself as I am. I forget to accept others as they are too. The lack of self-acceptance has more than once turned into an unbearable agony. I … Continue reading Bittersweet