Yoga Wisdom + Inspiration
May 15, 2022
We are part of a lineage, a stream of intention and creation whose fountain springs from our ancestors. Their lives have been lived and completed with a beginning-middle-end. And yet, something of them lives within each of us. Their forces have had a hand in shaping us. It’s a beautiful idea, to see ourselves as a stream, as a lineage, and important to remember and honor those who came before...
ZIBA KASHEF interviewed me for this informative article on non-sleep deep rest and yoga nidra for Yoga Journal. Both these practices can reduce stress, achieve deep relaxation, and induce sleep. However, despite their similarities, non-sleep deep rest (NSDR) and yoga nidra are not the same. Let’s break down the differences. In these stressful times, our bodies need rest more than ever. NSDR and yoga nidra are both tools that can...
"Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time." Often we may tend to get down on ourselves and become critical if we think we are 'wasting time'. I love these words of wisdom that were amazingly enough on my bag of Buddha Tea last night! It helped me to realize that the activities we engage in are important; but perhaps even more important is our state of mind-body-heart in any...
February 27, 2022
I wrote a poem - and I don't write poems - at least, it has been many years. Perhaps it was the inspiration of water element which filled my day yesterday both outdoors, and inside my own body as I practiced and prepared for our upcoming joints series. The joints are one of the main sites of the inner water element, and working with joints increases the feminine yin or...