June 5, 2020

It is and will continue to be a challenging time. I hear and read that many friends and students are very depressed, upset, angry, scared and motivated. We all hope for growth and light to come from these dark times.

Each of us has our own path and our own reason...

April 29, 2020

I’ve been talking a lot in classes about how the nervous system must be cared for and restored, especially now.

We are stressed, anxious and don’t know what is happening next.

It’s terrifying but also liberating not be able to plan. Who knows what the future will be? Gue...

March 13, 2020

The practice of yoga is to unite as “yog” translates to yoke or unite. How can division be used to create more understanding and harmony? How can we celebrate difference without creating division and honor the same humaness in us all.

In college, my department was unde...

February 20, 2020

One of the essential teaching or practices of yoga is the ability to let go.

 What I discovered this month is that with full and complete effort, letting go is much easier

“Practice (abhyāsa) is the effort to be steady there.” And, it (abhyāsa) becomes well-grounded when...

July 29, 2018

Pantanjali tells us in the yoga sutras that the practice of yoga helps us overcome the suffering that is yet to come (2.16 heyam duhkum anagatam) and that the cause of this suffering is from  an identification with that which is ephemeral, impure and painful rather tha...

July 19, 2014

At the last minute, Devki Desai taught our ladies class. Before I can even start to describe what we did I have to describe what I felt because what we did is ultimately just a tool that led me on a journey.

I felt transformed and transmuted to another place. A place th...

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