Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Yoga is About Balance

Tree Pose on Beach Log “Yoga is the study of balance, and balance is the aim of all living creatures: it is our home.” Rolf Gates, Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga

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8 Ways to Develop a Home Yoga Practice

Yoga can transform your life if you let it become a daily part of your lifestyle.  Here are some ideas to develop your own home practice: Doesn’t need to be very long – 20 minutes/day is fine Doesn’t always need to be asana (posture) practice – seated or walking meditation is also very powerful.  Also take …

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Something to meditate on…

  Through yogic practices, can we recognize as our true nature, the unchanging Self that experiences or – more appropriately, perhaps – witnesses our ever-changing emotions/conditions of being?  Accepting that this Self exists permanently, shining beneath all of our ephemeral states, our higher intelligence can remain steady in times of difficulty and not get carried away …

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Moments of Mindfulness

Being mindful in daily life has such a positive effect on the psyche.  We begin to notice the beauty that surrounds us and develop gratitude for just being alive.  So often we wander through life not fully awake.  We do tasks and chores without thinking.  We worry about the future and lament about, or long …

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