Finding Comfort in a Personal Yoga Practice

November 20, 2018
Unrolling my mat, I squeeze between enthusiastic yogis on a Sunday morning lined up to awaken their bodies and align their minds with the precious present moment. We begin slowly with a strong invitation into each [...]

Balancing your dosha: Kapha

November 13, 2018
Today’s blog wraps up this 4-part series of articles on Ayurveda and the doshas - an initial overview plus balancing Vata, Pitta and now Kapha. Kapha dosha is the principle of nourishment.  Kapha describes the [...]

Balancing your dosha: Pitta

November 07, 2018
Pitta dosha is the principle of transformation.  A Pitta type person tends to have a medium build, and are friendly, outgoing, and expressive. They tend toward being stressed out, having high blood pressure, heart [...]

Balancing your dosha: Vata

October 25, 2018
Last week we introduced the doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha (see blog here). These foundational principles of Ayurvedic medicine describe the functions of the five elements - ether, air, fire, water and earth - [...]

What's a Dosha and do I have one?

October 18, 2018
Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vital while realizing their full human potential. The ancient practice, still applicable to modern times, provides [...]

The Inseparable Sisters of Yoga and Ayurveda

October 09, 2018
Have you ever noticed you are attracted to certain types of Yoga practice but not others? Or, maybe you’ve noticed how foods that bother you don’t someone else, you love winter while your friend hates it, or you [...]

Integration: Living in Balance, Living the Dream

September 27, 2018
Yoga is the art and science of moving toward the consciousness of the heart, where we may live in balance. To be alive is to be in a vibration of movement. Our body, our breath, our thoughts, emotions, and spirit [...]

Holding the Container

September 21, 2018
In the early hours before dawn I sit before the fire with the coolness of fall beginning to appear. The coziness of warmth as the light of day slowly begins to brighten the room, has me relishing in the comfort of [...]

Blossoming Wisdom

September 15, 2018
As attention is liberated from being bound to emotions and thoughts, pleasure, joy, bliss and love naturally arise. Joy, bliss and love are realized to be causeless and saturate the body which brings the [...]

Expanding Insight

August 27, 2018
Awakening predawn, I am motivated to crawl out from under my cozy sheets with the inspiration of my dear friend Turi Hetherington. She is one who is often on the trail in the darkness of dawn to receive the gift [...]

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