April 21, 2016

Yogi Reads April 2016

Any time that I am feeling lost, or untethered, I often turn to my safe spaces: yoga and/or books. They so often bring me grounding and […]
April 14, 2016

Growth through Meditation: Quieting the Mind to Protect and Prolong the Brain

According to a recent study by Innes and Selfe (2014), Alzheimer’s disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Those of us […]
April 8, 2016

Growth through Breath: Ujjayi Breath

  Sometimes when we think of the word “Growth” there is an immediate rush to judgement.  The impending sense that we ‘should’ be doing or accomplishing […]
March 31, 2016

The Yamas Part 5 – Aparigraha, “Nonposessiveness”

We come to the conclusion of our exploration of the Yamas, the Yogic “don’ts” with a look at Aparigraha, or Nonposessiveness.  When I first thought of […]
March 24, 2016

Renewing the body through release, Sucirandhrasana: Thread the Needle

There are certain postures that when offered in a class, my eyes light up.  They are so relieving, that at times they feel indulgent, that space […]