Without challenge, there is no change

February 27, 2019
This week I'd like to share a guest blog written by my dear friend, student, and teacher, Ali Ramirez. Since I first met Ali 12 years ago as a student in the YM Teacher Training, I have enjoyed watching her growth [...]

The Practice: Not Being Mean to Yourself.

February 01, 2019
Meditation is the time you spend being with yourself, in a kind and loving way. This sentence is easy to write but if I were truthful, practicing not being mean to myself is challenging when you realize that there [...]

The Path of Intimacy

January 24, 2019
A Meditation Style to Love It began one dark, cold morning. My meditation for today was to have my favorite morning beverage and savor the taste of the warm, sweet liquid as it flowed down into my belly. I wrapped [...]

Twenty years of certifying yoga teachers

This month we will graduate the 46th class of  YogaMotion Academy RYS200 students. With the trainings spanning two decades, that’s a lot of yoga love rippling out into the world! We thought it would be fun to look [...]

Woohoo! YogaMotion Academy launches 15 Yoga Teachers into the World…

May 18, 2018
Congratulations to the creative, conscientious, caring individuals that joined together last September as the 46th YM Teacher Training tribe. Together they have focused their intentions, explored new dimensions, [...]

A Flashback to Yoga Teacher Training and a Timeless Invitation

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” - Rumi I remember the first time I heard this quote and the deep longing I felt to go to that field. An inner, almost [...]

Something different

May 02, 2018
Although I have not been practicing a whole lot of asana lately, I can certainly vouch for the power of living my yoga. As the saying goes, “You better watch what you ask for because life will present it to you in [...]

6 Tips to Make Healthy Habits Stick

April 24, 2018
Lets’ face it, we all try to stick to those new healthy habits we’ve promised ourselves whether it’s drinking more water, drinking less wine, getting up early to meditate before the day begins, to eating more [...]

Evolution of Your Buddhi Mind

April 19, 2018
Our brains have become larger over millions of years of evolution. With the increase in brain size, our jaws have had to become smaller. Bone from the jaw has been used to create a bigger brain. With the evolving [...]

Owning it with Wisdom and Self-Compassion

April 04, 2018
When I can be the witness, all manner of miracles occur – old wounds heal, the past reveals itself to be released, present dramas play themselves out without sinking emotional talons into my soft skin. The witness [...]


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