Theresa is the beautiful Iyengar teacher who trained me to teach yoga. Please donate to the fund that will expand her cancer treatment options as you’re able, and share if you’re so minded. You’ll find my yoga class schedule over there on the right, at the end of the…
Dhanurasana. There’s more than one way to connect with your ancestors. Not to mention demons and monsters.
There’s a reason for yoga classes. But what do you learn when your yoga continues through distractions? Is it possible both strengthen your yoga?
What are you praying for? What can prayer accomplish? Is it all about you?
Sometimes it’s all about perspective. And isn’t that what yoga’s about?
“Here is the thing. Yoga is not about bliss, but about honesty. Spirituality is not certainty, but the longing of the heart. Enlightenment is not ‘letting go’ of bad feelings, but understanding them, what they’re doing to us, and how they are expressed in the body.” Karin L Burke via Yoga Dork
Where are you this moment? And where are you this moment? And where are you this moment? . . . .
Some yoga poses suck. Like the ones that bring up all our failings. That’s the time to find your heart and be compassionate with yourself.
What can we play with today? A simple inversion can change your view of what’s possible. Remember, adho mukha svanasana (down dog) and uttanasana (standing forward fold) can be inversions.
Of course yoga for stress. But is your yoga class solving all your problems? Or do you actually need to be yogic outside class?