Why Do We Practice Yoga?

Why Do We Practice Yoga?

“When we do something several times it forms a habit. Continue with that habit for a long time and it becomes our character.” – Sri Swami Satchidananda This quote from Swami’s translation of the Yoga Sutras is the bottom line to why we practice yoga. Its no surprise...
A Yoga Practice For A Good Nights Sleep

A Yoga Practice For A Good Nights Sleep

We all have those days when we’re ready to hit the pillow but our body and brain is just not ready to shut down. Well this yoga practice in is designed to clear the space in your body and mind to help you get a fabulous nights sleep!     Could You Use...
A Happy or Unhappy Life Is Your Own Creation

A Happy or Unhappy Life Is Your Own Creation

You know what? I absolutely love when ancient texts (like the Yoga Sutras) teach us Truths that are now touted around as “new age” thinking. Case in point.  This yoga sutra: “Te hlada paritapa phalah punyapunya hetutvat = The karmas bear fruits of pleasure and pain...
Tap Into Your Inner Yoga Goddess

Tap Into Your Inner Yoga Goddess

Utkata Konasana (goddess pose) is by far one of my favorite postures. Maybe I like it so much because the name of the pose implies strength and surrender all at the same time. Two areas that I struggle to balance.  Physically, goddess pose is a wonderful way to...
Yoga Is NOT About Numbers

Yoga Is NOT About Numbers

Ten years ago I couldn’t have even imagined going to a yoga class to “get fit” or lose weight.  It’s just not one of the benefits that I’d seen or experienced taking yoga classes. But over the last 6 years or so my ideas about how we lose weight and what we have to do...