Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. – Rumi
Another month comes upon us and perhaps you are once again, creating a list of what you need to or want to accomplish in this mere 31 days. How long is that list? Is it practical? Is it fanciful? Does it include your health and exercise goals?
How often do we assume that our exercise regime will just take care of itself? ...
In the future we will be bringing you profiles on individuals or organizations that bring the arts and yoga together in the form of poetry, dance, theatre or painting.
While doing this research we came across the work of Leza Lowitz. In a lovely collection of poems entitled Yoga Poems: Lines to Unfold By, Leza is combining her passion for poetry with her devotion to yoga. (more…)
To lift my spirits, I sing. And this month - with mercury in retrograde and the fire season in California and a summer of strange and wobbly changes that have affected my bank account, my health and my confidence - I've been singing a lot! (more…)
It takes me a while to get the hang of it -- being on vacation
-- but slowly I let go of my daily routine and "let the good times roll
" (yes, I am in New Orleans!).
My yoga "routine" too.
Yes, that's what I said. I'm not doing yoga this week because, well, I'm here to sit along the River and dance till my feet hurt and sample beignets and spicy collard greens. ...
I'm an April baby. Coming to life with the first blasts of green windy spring days. Anyone who knows me would probably describe me as truly possessing the energy of this season: quick-sprouting, excited by the wind, forever hopeful of what's being created! (more…)
Every yoga pose (asana)
can also be a meditation. These two functions of a yoga practice are often isolated. In fact, meditation can occur naturally while in one of the hundreds of asanas
when you settle into the pose for an extended hold. (more…)
You are your own best yoga teacher. While it's true that finding a good yoga teacher
is like falling in love, ultimately that "teacher" is you. The trust and enthusiasm you experience with a teacher who has you coming back for more is just your own desire for that knowledge. (more…)