Anger expressed in a non harmful way can be cathartic or positively fuel forward momentum. Anger expressed harmfully leads to guilt and shame which perpetuates the causes of anger. Anger unexpressed is the slow poison that eats one from the inside. If we dig deeply enough there is anger and resentment at the core of […]
Pain and fear can be great motivators. Think about the last time you had physical pain, enough that you had to stop your regular routine and tend to it. When we are in the grips of real physical pain the ONLY course of action we can take, is to make it stop by whatever means […]
As I go deeper into my yogic journey, I realize that the most powerful aspect is devotion. When our practice moves from discipline to devotion a huge shift of energy and intention takes place. We experience more energy as we have less resistance. We have greater intention, as our heart is clear and free from […]
The secret to happiness lies in living in alignment with our values, and having a good balance in life between work, family, rest and play. As we begin a new year, it is an opportunity to evaluate what is working and what is not, so we can come into better alignment. To begin this process, […]
This blog is a call to action, inviting YOU to join a growing movement of yogis committed to total transformation. It is not ‘normal’ that so many people are anxious, depressed, turning to drugs or committing suicide. We may temporarily turn a blind eye because there are more pressing issues at hand, and yet, each […]
The basic law in life is that we attract what we vibrate. When we are feeling mentally and emotionally down on our self we create circumstances that re-enforce that feeling.
The teaching of yoga expresses unequivocally that the soul does not die, but transitions from one dimension to another. It is just the physical body that is born and dies. Both birth and death are a type of renewal, both can be celebrated as such.
I recently met a lovely woman on a plane. She overheard my husband and I talking about yoga and asked us if we were teachers. She shared with us that she meditates. I asked her what technique she was using. She said that she had never been officially ‘taught’ anything, but had started herself by […]
What prevents us from experiencing the true radiance of our being are veils of beliefs and conditioned behaviors. The removal of these veils is the purpose of yoga.
The Yoga Tradition references paradise as an internal state of peace that is not a result of our external environment but actually lies in our ability to process resentment, let go of suffering, direct our thoughts, and rest in pure joy. Daily actions taken with awareness and intention gradually pave the way to our inner paradise.