POWER AND CONFIDENCE

POWER AND CONFIDENCE:If power is not a measure of effort, but rather a measure of lack of effort… (like a really good lever)  How easy can this be? AND what makes something easy? EFFORTLESS EFFORT:Though many paths are difficult, the ones that are right for us...

FOUNDATION FOR THE DREAM: VASISTHASANA

CORE STRENGTH: I have been teaching a lot of classes on building core strength and pairing that with core values and alignment. When our spine is out of alignment it will automatically limit our force production and our range of motion. So we will feel weaker,...

CORE VALUES – THE FOUNDATION OF VISION

WHAT ARE YOUR CORE VALUES? ENVISIONING AND CORE VALUES:Close your eyes and take yourself to a moment in time where everything was in alignment with you. Go to a memory. Take yourself to a place you want to focus on envisioning the next few years of life in.   This can...

PERSPECTIVE

we head into themuddy trail behindour housein the woods. again.  I despairat the monotonous journeyahead of us.How many times will I press my feet into these rocks?What has become ofmy life? youhave funevery time.  – Repetition– for Obi. – by Kendra...

IS THIS IT? THIS IS IT

she said,how can I do everything as ifit is an offering to god? what does it mean to offer something to god?what is god anyways? this spark in me, perhaps,it is not “mine”but a spark that propels mein a directionthat meets it’s hum. like a needle of...

FEAR OF FAT & BOUNDARIES THAT SERVE THE HEART

AFRAID OF FAT:A friend of mine just started making Ghee and he puts it on all of his food… including in his coffee.  I daintily started using ghee because it is so delicious and supposed to be good for you… but was fighting my epic fear of oil and fat with...

IT’S IMPORTANT TO LOOK LIKE AN IDIOT: LET GO

IT’S IMPORTANT TO LOOK LIKE AND IDIOT: LET GO  In August, I went to see one of the best yoga teachers in the world… Mancuso Manos, and he actually gave me a little reprimand, for trying to help him during one of his demonstrations… he was in an...

EARTH: KNOCK-KNEES, DHARMA & DIETING

KNOCK-KNEED I’ve got a new student who came to me for some knee pain. She has “knock-knees” and one is more knocked inward than the other. She has had surgery already and doesn’t want to go through it again. As we started working together she...