Happy Solstice: I Can Neither Trust nor Surrender.

Today is the Winter Solstice. The Return of the Light after the longest night of the year, when we’re supposed to rest, repose, contemplate. I am calling myself out. As yoga teachers and/or spiritual seekers, we talk a lot about surrender and trust. We love to quote Hafiz and Rumi because they talk a lot … More Happy Solstice: I Can Neither Trust nor Surrender.

Interview: Wandering Yogis of the World

During my travels in Costa Rica, I met the most amazing people, including the inspirational travel vixen, Lara the Barefoot Blogger. Her light and energy is so uplifting, and her courageousness is inspirational! I was just tickled when she asked to interview me as a part of her Wandering Yogis of the World series, and here’s the … More Interview: Wandering Yogis of the World

Opening to Knowledge: A Saraswati Meditation

Lately, I’ve been all about the Hindu pantheon. Each image of Hindu deities are so beautifully intricate and exotic, sometimes depicted as the fantastic merging of human and beast, each representation loaded with detail and symbolism. There are the biggies like Shiva, Parvati and Vishnu, and we all know and love the elephant-headed remover of … More Opening to Knowledge: A Saraswati Meditation

Reflect Yourself: The Practice of Svadhyaya and Self Awareness

One of my favorite ways to begin a yoga class or my own practice to with cultivating the witness consciousness.   I find a comfortable seat and observe where the breath begins in the body, how it feels, and notice any sensations within the body without judgement or attachment. I imagine that I’m watching myself … More Reflect Yourself: The Practice of Svadhyaya and Self Awareness