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...

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...
Lokaha Samastaha Sukhino Bhavantu-again

Lokaha Samastaha Sukhino Bhavantu-again

I had written on this prayer/mantra over 4 years ago.  It seems important to revisit it, given the state of our world, being more and more divided and seeming to have no meeting place between sides. Everyone is anxious, afraid, convinced that they are 100 percent...

Resistance

“Looking at resistance can reveal the nature of mind, for what we are resisting is often the very thing we say we want.” -Joel Kramer The past month plus in class, the topic of the reading has been resistance (under “Mental Aspects” of yoga practice. About two weeks...

I Love You, I Love You, I Love You, part 2

“I love you. I love you. I love you.” – you to some part of you (or you to someone else) “It works best if you DO it.” -a student It’s December and as many of you know, this is the month that I lead what I call the “I Love You” practice, and you can read more...