Dropping Into Our Roots
I am so grateful to live in a place where I can feel so connected to my environment. Recognizing my connection to the world around me is a way I practice yoga off the mat…
The word samskara comes from the Sanskrit “sam”- complete or joined together, and “kara”- action, cause, or doing. “All of our thoughts, words, feelings, actions, behavio…
And Now, Yoga
The very first line in the first book of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is “Atha-Yoganusasanum”, which translates as “Now the discipline of Yoga is explained.” The first wo…
Shifting Your Perspective (Incessantly Talking Woman)
A few years back, I went into Manhattan to take a few Yoga classes. In one of the classes the teacher presented the Yoga Sutra 2-33, “Vitarka Badhane Pratipaksha Bhavana….
Ah September, my favorite time of year. As a gardener and someone who works outside most of the time, I realize that I think that about each season. In the spring, I am p…