Its ALL About The Practice

Its ALL About The Practice

I can’t tell you how many people in my many years of teaching yoga have told me: 1. I can’t do yoga because I’m not flexible enough. Or 2. I can’t do yoga because I’m not strong enough.  Or the big one (no pun intended) 3. I can’t do yoga because I’m not skinny...
Everything In Moderation Including Moderation

Everything In Moderation Including Moderation

Brahmacary Pratisthayam Virya Labhah =  By one established in continence, vigor is gained. Most people read this sutra and think it is solely about “chastity”. Meaning abstaining from sex. However there is a much broader topic Patanjali is getting at here. Basically...
Watch Everything Like A “Movie”

Watch Everything Like A “Movie”

Tada Drastuk Svarupe Vasthanam = Then the seer [Self] abides in Her own nature. Over the last long school holiday, on of my restorative yoga students (a young mother) and I were talking about how challenging it has been to be off our schedules with the kids (and...
How Non-Attachment Can Help You Stay Sane?

How Non-Attachment Can Help You Stay Sane?

Drstanusravika Visaya Vitrsnasya Vasikara Samjna Vairagyam = Non-attachment is self-mastery; it is freedom from desire for what is seen or heard. Okay mama be honest. Raise your hand if you want something to be different than it is right now in your life? You know...