Recess and Prepare

Good day dear Shree community,   I write to you at the closing of the year and from a tender space in my heart. It’s time for me to take a recess from teaching yoga. It’s time to go inside and rest, rejuvenate, and prepare. Sometime in the coming weeks my family can expect a … Continue reading Recess and Prepare

Celebration/Utsava

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

Shree Turns 10

This month Shree Yoga turns ten and I am beside myself with feelings about it. One decade of this place that has been a home and healing sanctuary for me, as well as a business that I have participated in running and thus a source of a share of stress and worry. It’s been a … Continue reading Shree Turns 10

Seva

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