A Balanced Life is the Key To Happiness

Yesterday’s Yoga theme was BALANCE and the idea that the universe needs it and will do what is necessary to gain it.  I’m sure we all have seen examples in our lives of the chaos that ensues when things are out of balance. We eat more »

Summer: A Season of Abundance

Today’s Yoga theme was about the meanings of the different seasons, specifically Summer. Summer meaning abundance – it’s the time when things come to fruition. Flowers bloom, goals come together – but not everything is ready. Keep in mind that fruit takes a while to more »

Aparigraha: What Are You Holding On To Today?

My yoga instructor Tori continued the theme of Aparigraha (Non-Possessiveness) in yesterday’s class. According to wiki, Aparigraha “is the concept of non-possessiveness or non-greediness. The term usually means to limit possessions to what is necessary or important, which changes with the time period.” I am getting a lot out of more »

Letting Go: Re-think, Re-imagine and Re-explore

Today’s theme at yoga was Letting Go — and the need to continually rethink, reimagine, re-explore long held beliefs and ultimately let go of those that prevent us from moving on.  Why do we think we are not athletic? Why do we think we aren’t beautiful or worthy of love? more »

What Do You Need Today?

Today’s Yoga class theme was thinking about what you need today.  Today, do you need strength: brama or do you need to be more fluid ayama?  It’s interesting to think through. During the stretches, we were told to perform them based on what we needed – note: more »

Giving Back To The Community

I had one heck of a Yoga headache after yesterday’s class, so I looked it up and it’s a common malady after a hot yoga class when you are a beginner. I made sure to drink a lot of water afterwards but couldn’t seem to more »

Acne: Location Matters

Growing up, I remember learning that acne was a problem that Teens had. But what I have since found out from my own experience is that it’s a problem adults have as well. It never goes away. Once you hit puberty, the porcelain, flawless skin more »

A Strong Strength Foundation

Not only can I already feel how Yoga is helping with some mobility issues, it’s also helping me learn to quiet my mind. At the end of every class, we do a short meditation and I always wish it was longer. I just start to more »