What is Yoga, REALLY?

February 13, 2019
Having moved to Bozeman from Maui in 1983 with a mission to introduce yoga and mind-body fitness to the community, I was up against many misconceptions and much skepticism around the word ‘yoga’. Often thought of [...]

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 [...]

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 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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