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Subtle Sun

Subtle Sun

Happy Winter Solstice! It’s the shortest day of the year, the official start to Winter, and you just might be looking for a way to celebrate. A common tradition for yogis on the occasion of the solstices (winter and summer) and sometimes the equinoxes (spring & fall) is to practice 108 sun salutations or a […]

Earn Trust

Earn Trust

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” -Albert Einstein

The Season of Expansion

The Season of Expansion

‘Tis the season.  Every year it starts around Halloween and doesn’t wrap up until New Year’s Day.  During this time we expand our social calendars, the number of people in our homes, our spending, and our consumption of food and drink.  We seem to spend infinite amounts of energy this time of year. It is […]

Love Garden

“The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy.  Love is beyond either condition; without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.” -Rumi

Courage

Courage

“One isn’t necessarily born without courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.” -Maya Angelou Photo Credit: Jeerasak Soonrai via 123RF

#PowerPose 27 – Aṣṭāṅga Namaskar

#PowerPose 27 – Aṣṭāṅga Namaskar

Aṣṭāṅga Namaskar or Knees Chest Chin Pose is the PowerPose focus this week.  It is many times used as part of Sūrya Namaskar or Sun Salutation.  For many yogis, It’s a bit more accessible than Caturanga Daṇḍāsana, but still offers plenty of challenge.  Knees Chest Chin is slightly awkward, so it’s a good opportunity to make […]