Pose of the Month: Janu Sirsasana – Nose Towards the Knee

We move from a month of exploring understanding to a month of surrender. And, though for some… perhaps all of us, nothing has slowed down, the upcoming holiday season can be both a source of inspiration and a source of anxiety. There is so much to be done, and so much to accomplish, and yet, Read more about Pose of the Month: Janu Sirsasana – Nose Towards the Knee[…]

Pose of the Month: Matsyasana Fish Posture

October is our month of Understanding. On Monday we posted on Facebook a quote from John Lennon, โ€œI still believe in peace, love and understanding.โ€ When looking for inspiration on understanding, I was struggling… is now a time of understanding? We chose these themes a year ago, and they have been warming on a metaphorical Read more about Pose of the Month: Matsyasana Fish Posture[…]

Yoga Philosophy: The Tree of Avidya: Abhinivesa

As we dive deeper into concentration, concentrating on where our hesitations are, and what holds us back can be a tremendous challenge, and one with infinite rewards. Our final limb of the Tree of Avidya, that which gets in the way of all that we are is called Abhinivesa. TK Desikachar describes Abhinivesa as โ€œthe Read more about Yoga Philosophy: The Tree of Avidya: Abhinivesa[…]

Yoga Benefits: Concentration and Focus

Many of us arrive on our mats for many reasons: tightness in a particular muscles group, heartache, all that surrounds us, and oftentimes a sense of restlessness and groundlessness. These feelings connect many yogis, and often draw us to an organized practice. For this, and so many other reasons ๐Ÿ™‚ researches have been drawn to Read more about Yoga Benefits: Concentration and Focus[…]