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#PowerPose 33 – Parivṛitta Anjanayāsana

#PowerPose 33 – Parivṛitta Anjanayāsana

Twists and turns are a part of life.  Just when you think you’ve got things figured out or you’ve found a wave to ride, circumstances change, directions change, and you must pick a new path or strategy.  Part of moving on when things change is the need to slough off, shed, to let go of […]

Time Is On Your Side

Time Is On Your Side

Use a timer to bring focus to your daily practices like meditation, savasana, down-time, and projects. By setting a timer, you can fully engage in the activity at hand without worrying about when you have to change gears. It also helps create a container of energy and space for the task at hand. Using a […]

Breath of Life

If you’ve ever been present when life has entered the world or has been exhausted from it, count yourself blessed.  Being present for these events has helped me to appreciate the inherent power of Pranic energy.  Prana, life-force, chi, this phenomenal spirit that we harness through the breath, makes all the difference. The longest few […]

First, Read the Book

First, Read the Book

The other day, my youngest daughter, came home from school in a flurry of excitement about a book report assignment.  She went on in great detail about how there were ten options and she had to pick three.  She already knew which options she was going to do and had started to complete one of […]

The Little Things

The Little Things

It’s Back to School time at our house, so that means getting back into the swing of routines and homework.  We’ve been working to get all the of the major components in place like bedtimes, carpools, and clothing.  Now that the big stuff is addressed, we can start focusing on the details.  I was reminded […]

An Evening with Jason Bowman

An Evening with Jason Bowman

Last weekend, Lotus House of Yoga hosted Jason Bowman for his third visit to Omaha.  Throughout the weekend, he taught classes, workshops, and led an Astanga Mysore practice.  Jason is a wonderfully knowledgeable teacher from the Astanga tradition.  He is an old soul who sprinkles his teaching with the right amounts of food for thought, […]

You Are Here

You Are Here

When it comes up that I teach yoga, there are typically two responses. The first is “Do you know <insert yoga teacher here>?”  This is always a fun conversation starter and is indicative of the kula or community of yoga.  Like small towns, everybody seems to know everybody, many times first hand, but usually within one or […]