November 5, 2015

Twist again … and again

Often times students come to class, and upon entering they will alert the teacher that they were raking leaves, or walking the dog … and something happened. It is hard to define, and they want you to be aware of it. Other days students will come in, and will state, […]
October 29, 2015

Yogi Reads: Untethered Soul Book Review

I, Katie, am an avid reader. It is something that I do for fun, to “get away” to “take a break” and one of the most effective self-care mechanisms other than yoga that I have found for myself. There are certain books that I fly through, turning the last page, […]
October 22, 2015

Every day is Practice and Non-Attachment

I (Katie) spend my days practicing social work, and when things seem unmanageable for our clients or for ourselves, we think (and often say) “how do we make it until tomorrow,” or “how to we make it through this moment?” Part of the concept or recovery, in any sense, revolves […]
October 15, 2015

The Ability to Receive

In the study of the Chakra system, and the heart chakra (Anahata) we tend to focus on the ability to give love in an outward and unconditional way.  Images of the heart chakra show radiance of light emanating from the heart chakra, which is a beautiful way to love and […]
October 9, 2015

Diving Into Mindfulness Meditation

There are many people that I encounter that assume ALL yoga teachers are expert meditators, and that each day we begin our days in silent meditation. Though I am sure that some yoga teachers, and many others, are able to incorporate meditation into their lives on a regular basis, there […]