We have all just lived through a time period where, for many of us, the illusion seems more real than ever. On the surface it may appear that we are entering an age where untruth in our words and actions has much less consequence than ever before. But this is unlikely to be the case. We are just in a sped up external web where it is more difficult to ...Read More →
The other day I had to stop the car at the side of the road. Tears were rolling down my cheeks, and I needed a few moments to recover myself before continuing to drive.
I had just dropped off my daughter at school and had NPR news on while driving back home. I have not read or listened to much news at all in the past 7 years or ...Read More →
Brace yourselves, winter is coming!
Winter is the season with Vata caracteristics. Cold, windy and dark (at least in Northern Europe). Nature puts itself to rest and maybe so should we.
The holiday season is the time of year where we meet and eat, maybe wine and dine. Here are a few tips to keep your balance troughout this season:
- Don´t give up your good intentions. Eaten too much? Still ...
The holiday season is upon us again, 2016 has flown by and here we are again with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the shopping, the giving, the hosting and the attending making it very easy to forget about YOU!
The next few weeks are a whirlwind of office parties, commitments, family celebrations that can leave you completely wiped out.
Taking care of yourself is extremely important as this ...Read More →
Being mindful takes work. It takes maintenance and hard work and a lot of intention. If you already commit to the practice of yoga and want to try out a more serious venue, or if you’re brand new to the practice and are ready to test out the waters in a group setting, here are a few options. From come and go festival to all-day retreat, options for a great ...Read More →
Yoga may not be the first type of workout that comes to mind when contemplating which style of rigorous exercise an athlete might choose. However, yoga provides many benefits to both the mind and body that can be appealing to those in an athletic profession. Many notable athletes have been known to use yoga practices to enhance their athletic abilities. Some of the more famous of these athletes ...Read More →
In yoga we hear constantly about the “proper” alignment and how an asana is supposed to look. In yoga teacher training we look at the intrinsics and breakdown each posture one by one, learning different modifications and contraindications. However, there are times when certain alignment cues apply for certain bodies in certain poses and other times when they don’t. There is no universally correct alignment—there is only correct alignment for ...Read More →
Finding ways to mellow out and relieve stress should be a top concern for a person. Letting the stress in one’s life become overwhelming can be very harmful to their physical and mental well-being. There are so many different ways for a person to let go of the stress that they have and among the most effective is meditation. Learning how to meditate effectively will take some time ...Read More →