Yoga- a Way of Life

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Summer Vacation & Yoga

Summer Vacation & Yoga

Many of our yoga students have children at home.  So how do you maintain a home practice or any kind of practice when you have little ones with you all day long? Make a plan for your practice that is routine.  (ex:  first thing in the morning or last thing at night) Get a babysitter […]

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On the Other Side

On the Other Side

‎”…After we jump into the darkness of the unknown, faith lets us believe that we will either land on solid ground, or we will be taught how to fly.” ~Anne Lamott It has been exactly one year since I wrote two posts about my life changes.  They explained my journey over a year of heart ache […]

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What Does Your Practice Say About You?

What Does Your Practice Say About You?

Our practice is directly reflective of our tendencies in daily life.  What you say to yourself in your practice, you often repeat in your thoughts about yourself and others.  Here are some examples, see if any of these sound like a habit you may have created in your own mind: Example #1:  You look around […]

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The Heart

The Heart

A poem from Henry, age 7: The heart is the most importantist part because that is where the love comes from. Like a flower sprouting out of the ground the heart gives us life. True wisdom comes in many ways.  I saw this walking down the hallway of my son’s school.  The heart is the […]

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Pain and Suffering

Pain and Suffering

I read in a book once that pain is something that is inevitable.  Suffering, however, is what we do to ourselves.  Suffering comes when we allow our thoughts to run away from us, or when our thoughts spiral out of control without our awareness. As a yoga teacher and student, I watch people.  Daily I […]

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Spiritual Friendships

Spiritual Friendships

Georg Feuerstein wrote this wonderful book titled “The Deeper Dimensions of Yoga.”  Each chapter has history, lessons, and thoughts regarding Yoga as a way of life.  One chapter that I think about often is titled “Spiritual Friendship.”  In this chapter he reminds us to keep friends that lift us up rather than hold us back. […]

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