Chances are you’ve attended a yoga class and felt the impact on multiple layers of your being. Perhaps your body feels more spacious, your breath more connected, and your mind more focused. You may also sense a wise and discerning clarity, and end class in that ‘bliss-like’ state. Yoga practice offers a deep sense of attunement forContinue reading “Attending to the Kosha Layers”
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The 8 Limbs of Yoga
Yoga originated about 5,000 years ago in the region that is now modern day India. Yoga comes from the root yuj, meaning to yoke or to unite. Thus, yoga refers to a state of “union” with the self, the world, and the divine. Yoga refers to both the state of “union” and the practices that helpContinue reading “The 8 Limbs of Yoga”
Why are our senses so important?
They inform our actions! Our sensory-motor cortex in the brain is responsible for our physical action. We take in information with our senses, consciously and unconsciously, then we “motor” and move! Our muscular skeletal system operates mostly under our voluntary control. However, if we are constantly triggered into a state of threat (physical or mental-emotional),Continue reading “Why are our senses so important?”
Ways to Be Well This Season
The summer heat wears off, and the winds of Fall arrive often swiftly. The leaves that were just exuberant and bright are now brown and fallen. It can be a somber time for many, as this season bears lots of releasing and letting go energies. When an emotional or overwhelming moment hits, give space toContinue reading “Ways to Be Well This Season “
5-Week Yoga Intensive to Reduce Suffering
Invitation to join What If I Fall Satsang, a 5-week yoga intensive to reduce suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and fear. The World Health Organization has cited a 25% increase in prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide since the pandemic (WHO article dated March 2022). Wellbeing strategies that address all layers of our beingContinue reading “5-Week Yoga Intensive to Reduce Suffering”
3×3 Reasons To Try SomaYoga for Your Core to Pelvic Floor
1. Relieve or prevent hip + pelvic pain by… +Coordinating muscle movement and gaining voluntary control helps to self-regulate +Learning to release unnecessary gripping tension+Knowing what muscle groups may be causing you more stress! 2. Increase mind-body resiliency! +Vital organs reside in the mid-low torso, yet its not usually attended to +Body pattern awareness can lead us toContinue reading “3×3 Reasons To Try SomaYoga for Your Core to Pelvic Floor “
How Can We Practice Ahimsa | Non-Violence?
Seek to understand the impact of our thoughts, words, and actions. It is a confusing time where we may actually be quite comfortable, safe and yet still feel threatened by external forces like the media, social media, and cycles of disempowering rhetoric. There is real deep and subtle violence happening out there, and our mammalianContinue reading “How Can We Practice Ahimsa | Non-Violence? “