1 01, 2017

FOCUS OF THE MONTH: January – Tadasana

January 1st, 2017|Focus of The Month|

We become whole by stopping how the mind turns. Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra 1.2 Yogash chitta virtti nirodhah. There is a reason that in the yoga practice we seek to find Tadasana in every pose. Tadasana, also known as Mountain Pose, is the simple, beautiful alignment of the body within it's natural curves and architecture that, [...]

12 12, 2016

Stepping Back and Slowing Down: How to Recenter and Put the Plug on Your Nervous Energy

December 12th, 2016|Featured|

“Do anything fun this weekend?” This became my least favorite question in casual conversation. It was mostly because I found I was unable to remember what I did beyond the previous day. Permanently branded into my mind was an iPhone calendar with a dot beneath each day. Which dot was Friday? Which was Saturday? What [...]

6 12, 2016

FOCUS OF THE MONTH: December – Ustrasana

December 6th, 2016|Focus of The Month|

And if you wish to stop these obstacles, There is one, and only one, Crucial practice for doing so. You must use kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. Learn to keep your feelings in balance, Whether something feels good Or whether it hurts; whether something is enjoyable or distasteful... Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras 1.32-33   Tat pratisheda-artham [...]

15 11, 2016

Multiple Choice

November 15th, 2016|Blog, Featured|

Multiple choice questions imply that you actually have some choice with your answer. This may well be true if you are taking a multiple choice quiz, survey or test of some kind. But have you ever stopped to consider how your answers to everyday questions might also be multiple choice? If you have been raised [...]

11 11, 2016

FOCUS OF THE MONTH: November – Uttanasana

November 11th, 2016|Focus of The Month|

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra 1.14 The practice becomes firmly rooted when well attended to for a long time, without break, and in all earnestness. Sah tu dirgha kala nairantaira satkara asevitah dridha bhumih.   To experience the transformative power of the practice, it must be undertaken in a specific way (PYS 1.14). If we simply go to [...]