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December 20, 2018

Yoga Philosophy: The Gunas – Sattva Peace/Purity

As in all of life, yoga loves to categorize life in order to make sense of our everyday experience and to give us things to work towards. In our pursuit of peace, this month we take a look at Sattva, one of the gunas described in Chapter 14 in the […]
December 13, 2018

Yoga Benefits: Peace of the Heart!

There are SO many ways in which we seek out Peace in our lives, and to each one of us, and in each and every moment what we will find peaceful will be something different. There is something quite fascinating about that part of the human experience. Yesterday for me […]
December 7, 2018

Pose of the Month: Balasana – Child’s Pose

We all have different peaceful places. Places where we feel at ease, where we feel the quiet and the calm that allows us the space to truly rest. Those places are truly sacred, and are places that we can return to again and again when the time calls. For some […]
November 30, 2018

Mudras for Surrender

As we look at our last day focusing on surrender, and transition into our month of Peace, we will spend some time with Mudras, the ancient practice of harnessing energy through the hands. Anyone who has practiced or received Reiki knows that there is a way to channel one’s energy […]
November 23, 2018

Surrender into Gratitude through Sympathetic Joy!

Our last Yogi Reads was the sublime ‘Real Love’ by Sharon Salzberg, which looked at the many avenues that we have for connection with one another. So often, she points out, and we often see in our own lives, that we skew toward the negative and the comparative, even in […]