Letting go is something we talk about often in yoga. But its so much easier said than done. Recently, one of my friends and fellow yoga teachers mentioned that it bothers her when yoga teachers say “just let go.” Something I am admittedly guilty of suggesting time and again. It led me to ask myselfContinue reading “What does it mean to let go?”
Addiction to people. Is that a thing? That fine line between loving someone, and having a co-dependent-attachment driven relationship. Most of you have had this kind of relationship. Almost as if the other person involved, or the relationship itself is like a drug. Like the best drug you have ever had. Your experience with “it”Continue reading “Addicted to Loving ?”
I love yoga asana, but lately my practice has been focused internally; more off the mat than on. Deep self reflection and growth are occurring. Sometimes asana helps me work through it. Sometimes sitting and meditating, being alone in nature, or talking to a good friend or writing is my practice. The Kleshas (afflictions) ofContinue reading “Afflictions of the self”
Theres something interesting about the profession of teaching yoga. That when you show up to teach, you assuringly have to leave your baggage at the door, in an attempt to maintain the “holier than now-guru-peace and love rules all- mentality. I can try to do that. Sometimes successfully and sometimes not. I’ve always been aContinue reading “Teaching Yoga When you’re having a bad day”
I’ll be teaching a 90 minute yoga class at Yoga Northwest Sunday January 25 at 9 am. Come as you are !
This workshop is a great opportunity to learn the foundations of Vinyasa yoga. My intention is that you will gain the tools to feel strong and safe in any yoga class you partake in. You will learn the most important aspects of the practice; proper alignment in postures, breath regulation, restraint and modifications, and linkingContinue reading “Foundations of Vinyasa Workshop”
Breathing. It is the first thing we do once born, the last thing we do before leaving this body. It is vital to our existance, and yet many of us are unaware of our breathing patterns throughout the day. Partially becasue yes, it is intinctual to breath. But that is just the beginning. The SanskritContinue reading “The Importance of Breath; Down to a science”