May 17, 2019

Yoga Philosophy: 4th Chakra – Anahata

You may ask yourself, what does my heart chakra have to do with discipline. Many of us like to imagine our hearts as being softer places, or are working in that direction. I think that the work it takes to keep an open heart, and to keep this space open […]
May 9, 2019

Pose of the Month: Lizard, Utthan Pristhasana

Welcome to our month of discipline. And when we discuss discipline we do not mean correcting behavior through punishment, rather “activity or experience that provides mental or physical training.” When we look through so many aspects of yoga, they bring us back to this concept of discipline. The notion of […]
April 26, 2019

Yoga Philosophy: 3rd Chakra – Manipura

This month, we are moving up the wheels of energy in the body, and much like our exploration of authenticity getting a little deeper, and a little more involved. The third chakra is located somewhere near the navel, and is thought of as the place where we create heat and […]
April 18, 2019

Yoga Philosophy – The True Self

When exploring authenticity in yoga, it is challenging (at times) to not think… WHAT? 😉 and other times to think… of course! As the Bhagavad Gita says: “Yoga is the journey of the self through the self to the self.” Yoga Sutra 1.3 “Then the seer becomes established in their […]
April 4, 2019

Pose of the Month: Navasana – Boat Pose

This month we are wading our way into Authenticity. We will be looking at authenticity through the lens of “representing one’s true nature or beliefs; true to oneself or to the person identified.” Finding (or reconnecting with) and being our authentic self are one of the main drivers of the […]