Category Archives: Why Yoga?

What is Yoga?

What is Yoga? ~ Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Alistair Shearer Yoga is a way to restore our lost wholeness, our integrity as complete human beings, by unifying the personality around a center that is silent, unbounded, spacious, and joyful.  The techniques of yoga are methods of purifying the nervous system so that it can reflect …

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The Body Knows & The Body Remembers

Estés, Clarissa Pinkola. 1995. “Women Who Run With the Wolves.” Chapter 7: Joyous Body: The Wild Flesh (p. 214).

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There is Nothing You Cannot Do … And Age Doesn’t Matter!

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The Radiance Sutras by Lorin Roche

There is a current of love-energy that flows between Earth below and the Sun above. The central channel of the spine is the riverbed. The streaming is as delicate and powerful as the tingling touch of lovers. Entering there, radiance arches between the above and the below. The whole attention resting in the nerve, tingling …

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Why We Practice Yoga

Yoga helps us get to know ourselves.  Through a consistent yoga practice, we become more aware of what is going on in our bodies and minds, and we begin to notice patterns that exist in our lives.  This awareness allows us to act consciously and respond to any situation with grace.  It allows us to evolve into our best selves.  …

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