Following the Inner Feeling

Following the Inner Feeling

“The important idea to keep in mind is always to follow the inner feeling. This is one of the primary teachings of yoga.” -Erich Schiffmann’s Yoga the Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness (in the Balance section) This sentence showed up in the reading in class...

Testing

Did you ever go through a hard patch of life, or a challenging event?  Of course you have (maybe you even chuckled out loud reading that question).  A student recently reached out to me for advice.  She was having a very hard time in life and was not showing up for...

Don’t Indulge the Fear

“Scary things seem to exist only in your imagination.” -Erich Schiffmann This sentence from Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness, from the reading in class last week, brought up a lot of push-back from people, culminating in one woman after a...

Keep going!  (aka Don’t STOP Practicing!  Please!)

FINALLY making it back to writing!  Ahhhh….. Thank the Divinity! I’ve written a number of times already about the importance of having a spiritual practice, especially The Next Level of Weirdness, and also The Purpose of Yoga, Premature Surrender and have alluded to...
Self-protection

Self-protection

February 16, 23, and 26, 2019 A few weeks ago a student confided in me after class that she gets all open and good feeling in class, and then she leaves and goes out into the world and basically gets slammed down by the world. That might resonate with some of you, and...