THE HEART

A class on backbends and heart openers! All about the heart! -Philosophy -Auspicious Place -Individual Expression -Universal Expression -Purusa and Prakriti -Development of the Heart Chakra -Depression -Chemical Changes from BackBending -The Meridians in the Arms...

ATHA: PRESENCE

IN THIS TRACK: History of yoga About the first yoga sutra Using the philosophy to create presence with difficult emotions Emotional landscape Equanimity Compassion Developing the capacity to “be with” Check out this...

LEARNING TO STAY & YOGA SUTRA 1.3

This Podcast Covers: The goals of Yoga The distinction between Purusa and Prakriti Readings from BKS Iyengar on Patanjali Readings from Adyashanti on letting go of our ego structure Sutra 1.3 on resting as awareness, as “being-ness” Reading from Pema...

IDENTIFY WITH FREEDOM

This Podcast Covers: Sutra 1.2: Yoga Citta Vrtti Nirodah The meaning of each individual sanskrit word in Sutra 1.2 The meaning of them all together The definition of Yoga The difference between Purusa and Prakriti What the Citta is What is Suffering What is Acceptance...

FOMO AND EQUANIMITY

This Track Hits On: Home Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)/ Seperate-ness Equanimity with desire, aversion, and neutral The Monarch butterfly journey Staying true to what’s most important within all the emotional ups and downs The mantra: The opening invocation of the...

BREAKING PATTERNS

Intro to Backbends – Playing With Fire Learning to use pain as a pivot point into freedom emotionally and physically. Breaking Patterns of Suffering – Opening up to Freedom – How are we using our power? To create more suffering? OR are we using it in...

DHARMA AND PASSION

In this dharma talk, I talk about receiving THIS life, living in alignment with the heart. How earth –centered, grounded, integrated — gives us ease in transition and in letting go. I talk about transitioning out of old patterns of beliefs and thoughts...

SO YOURSELF

In this class we explore self-worth and value and our tendency to seek outside of ourselves for affirmation of our “goodness” or “bad-ness.” I share a story about the Buddha, the first 4 yoga sutras, a reading, some self inquiry / a practice,...

DREAMS

  In this class we talk about the decent of the winter time and how scary that can feel do those of us who get depressed. We talk about the balance of life… of thinking and intellectualizing it all… then we move into just feeling and being. We do backbends...