Yoga- a Way of Life

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Yoga Teacher Scandals

Yoga Teacher Scandals

I would love to say I was surprised when I heard of another yoga- sex scandal coming to light.  About a year ago John Friend, founder of a multi-million dollar yoga corporation called Anusara, was publicly outed for sexual misconduct with his students and withholding teachers’ pensions (among other accusations).  Then last week came accusations […]

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Satya: Speaking Truth

Satya: Speaking Truth

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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Ahimsa: the First Yama

Ahimsa: the First Yama

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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One Year of Better Habits

One Year of Better Habits

by Vanessa Lucas (One of our students who has changed dramatically since she first entered our doors… Thank you for being here V.  We will miss you as you continue following your dreams and your graduate degree.  We are so proud of you!) On November 11, 2012 I celebrated another accomplishment that I can credit […]

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Welcome 2013!

Welcome 2013!

Today marks the beginning of 2013 and the possibility of what is yet to come. This afternoon, I was fortunate enough to breathe with intention in a room full of  inspiring people.  They were all there to create an intention and breathe it to life in the new year.  I know it helped seal my […]

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Fear & Courage

Fear & Courage

This week my kids and I went to see Rise of the Guardians- a kids’ movie with a battle between the boogie man and the guardians (Santa, Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy and Jack Frost).  This movie had several pieces that I absolutely loved.  One was that Jack Frost’s only desire was to be believed in […]

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