Today's creative project: "When you're grateful, you're not fearful. And when you're not fearful, you're not violent." "If I'm having a positive impact on one person, I'm doing my job." -- Mona Megahed, MD "I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart." -- Vincent Van Gogh
As a kid, I loved going through magazines, cutting out pictures / words and reconfiguring them into something new. Last week I was pretty fired up about our current political circus in the States ... so I got a bunch of magazines at the library (10 cents each, score!) and rekindled a childhood hobby. What … Continue reading Rekindling a Childhood Hobby
Are you an introvert? extrovert? a little of both? Whether you're energized by the holidays, or feeling a drain, get your gratitude and self-care on your schedule. You'll be glad you did! Register for one or both of these events with me at The Yoga Garden.
I went toward Tree of Life synagogue yesterday ... parked the car at a distance ... walked the mile slowly, afraid of what I might feel, afraid that I might be intruding on others' grief. I made myself as small as possible. All I could do was stand ... still. As my elder & friend … Continue reading The Truth is …
This reminder popped up on my Instagram today. I needed it. Do you ever feel like you don't "quite" know what you're doing ... And what comes next? I tend to berate or "should" myself. "Well, I SHOULD ... " or "I really SHOULDn't ..." I'm not a big fan of "should." Yet this Instagram … Continue reading Sometimes I Don’t Know What I’m Doing …
Yoga & Ayurveda are considered "sister sciences" -- each inform & complement the other. In my Beginner's Series a few weeks ago, I briefly outlined Patanjali's "8 limbs of yoga" as described in The Yoga Sutras (what is this?). We're on to the asanas now, where modern yoga has focused for decades. AND ... Yoga … Continue reading Winds of Change
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LGHtc_D328 9/11 Remembrance & Suicide Prevention Week ... look for the Helpers. There is hope.
As you begin your yoga journey, the first steps can be overwhelming. "What type of yoga is best for me? How do I find a teacher? What IS yoga, anyway?" 🌻 This Beginner Yogi Series provides a solid foundation of knowledge and practice to get you started. You'll learn and practice basic yoga postures, including … Continue reading Register for the Beginner Yogi Series at The Yoga Garden 🌻
The more I learn, the less I know that I "know." It was tough for me to see the yoga community I was part of for 2 years dissolve as the studio closed in May. Like your first love, this community was my first experience as a yoga teacher ... & while I was nervous … Continue reading Many Paths, One Yoga
A feast for your eyes! I sipped a cold matcha at Bee-You Cafe (delish -- you must go) after teaching at The Yoga Garden this morning ... & asked cafe owner Courtney if I could check out the beautiful book at the counter. To thumb through & take in the gorgeous photos of "Whole Beauty" … Continue reading Summer Reading