Tag: peace

Me, meet Me.

“Yoga is a great place to meet your true self.  With enough practice, focus and dedication, you will learn about yourself.  In the most challenging of poses, if you stay and don’t run away, you will learn.” This last week I have contemplated quite a bit about our bodies and how we are often captives […]

Running Away from Addiction! One Man’s Incredible Journey

Today’s post is very special.  My friend, Todd Hoffer, shares his intimate, personal story about his addiction to alcohol and his lifelong struggle with finding a better path.  I knew “of Todd” from the time I was a teenager because he was in a band with his brother.  From my vantage, he was the cool guy that went […]

Be Unashamedly and Unabashedly YOU!

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson How often we have heard, “Just be yourself and you’ll be fine.”  How often have we dismissed the sage and simple advice as nonsense, as we stubbornly try to stuff our size eight personality into a size […]

FAQ’s – Qualities of Yoga Teachers: Thirty Day Personal Challenge

As I approach the halfway point for this thirty day personal writing challenge, I have been asked many questions regarding this process.  I wish to share these questions and answers with those of you who have been following my blog: Q1 – Why is the process taking longer than thirty days? A1 – I want […]

Apologies Required

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” ~Alexander Pope I take exception to his quote because I feel that it leaves much undone; like saying that 2=4. To be correct, the equation needs something additional, as does Mr. Pope’s quote.  To err is surely human and to forgive, divine, but we cannot seek forgiveness from […]

Immersing Myself in the Practice

I spent this weekend completely surrounded, absorbed and fully immersed in Yoga.  As I taught, learned, practiced and digested the teachings, I felt truly blessed to be enriched in such a full and satisfying way.   Yoga has become a way of life for me.  I cannot imagine myself without the joy that the practice […]