What is the role of a Yoga teacher?

August 08, 2019
A facilitator of health and wellbeing The Yoga Teacher serves as a guide or mentor in the journey of healing and self-discovery. Rather than offering a diagnosis or prescription for a specific condition, the yoga [...]

What are you waiting for?

August 04, 2019
Working with students in the 200 hour Life Enrichment and Teacher Training is one of the most rewarding parts of my job as a Yoga Educator. We have copious amounts of fun  - imagine exploring and laughing with the [...]

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 [...]

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 the morn. The coziness of warmth as the light of day slowly begins to brighten the room, has me relishing in the comfort of this container [...]

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, regardless of the season, is often on the trail in the darkness of [...]

The Art of Listening

August 27, 2018
  “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” - Epictetus Listening is truly an art, one that Yoga stirs in me again and again. Being a fiery, red-headed Vata-Pitta type [...]

Savoring the Essence of Yoga

August 22, 2018
Awakening the Lightness of our Being Quality relationships are both the foundation and the primary benefit of meditation practice: by reducing the turbulence in our outer lives, we reduce the turbulence and stress [...]

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