September 1, 2016

Wisdom in Surrender

September marks a time when many of us, or our loved ones, return to some sort of scholastic endeavor.  Whether this is pre-K or a PhD program, this time of year comes with it a certain buzz in the air.  School supplies go on sale, and those of us impacted […]
August 25, 2016

Pose of the Month: Sarvangasana-Shoulderstand

In this month of exploration, there is room to explore in each and every posture that we practice.  Within each space we have the chance to discover what that asana has to offer on that particular day.  In these moments we can find both subtle and sometimes radical shifts in […]
August 18, 2016

Yogi Reads: Rising Strong by Brene Brown

A few weeks ago we discussed the process of Svadhyaya, the art of self-study.  That long, and sometimes messy journey inward, where we discover that which we hold, and that which we are prepared to release.  As is so often the case, the universe lines up in mysterious and informative […]
August 11, 2016

Yoga Benefits: The Feet

In these warm summer months, it is common that I spend very little time in ‘regular’ shoes. I run in running shoes, and have retired running shoes for the gym. The rest of my time is spent in sandals or widely varying quality and without shoes at all. Though this […]
August 4, 2016

Philosopher’s Corner: Svadhyaya – Self-Study

Last month we began our discussion with tapas, the first in the “tripod of yoga” the areas of the Niyamas that are thought to be the foundational elements to all the we place on top of it.   If any of these three elements becomes weak, it is hard to […]