We finally learn what to do with the wicked people! Those who choose darkness, who act out of alignment with the highest good—disregard. Reading from Satchidananda’s commentary on the Yoga Sutras.
The third key to unlock our own inner peace is mudita: delight in the virtuous. When we meet a virtuous person we delight in their good work and are inspired by their life.
Sutra 1.33 tells us to use the key of karuna ❤️ compassion ❤️ when we come across an unhappy person. 😢. I read from The Secret Power of Yoga, by Nishkala Joy Devi.
The first lock described in Yoga Sutra 1:33 is the happy person. What key do we use to unlock our own inner peace when we meet a happy person? The friendliness key! Seems easy enough. But can you remain friendly when …
In this episode I introduce the concept of locks and keys from Yoga Sutras 1.33. In her book The Power of Yoga, Nischala Joy Devi reminds us the we …
Sahasrara! The crown chakra means “thousand petaled lotus,” and is our port of entry for Divine consciousness and point of liberation for our Spirit. It is the realm of non-attachment, where we invest in the gift of …
Let’s take a moment before leaping into the new year to just be in today.
Chakra six, located at the brow point, is the seat of wisdom and intuition. Your eyes see see, and your mind creates pattern. See the patterns in your life and help destroy illusion!
Chakra 5 is the realm of sound, creativity, and purification. Located in the throat and tops of shoulders, there can be a physical bottleneck of …
Chakra 4 is all about relationships. Who’s in charge of your happiness?
Heart chakra is the realm of love and relationships. Here, we release grief and bring balance to our lives, able to both give and receive love.
Chakra 3 is the fire of transformation and your ability to manifest your desires and goals in the world! Take these next few minutes to connect with and honor this power within you.
The second chakra is all about our ability to let things go. This talk incorporates information, breath, and mantra to help you release what’s …
This is the beginning of seven weeks studying the seven wheels of energy in your body, called Chakras. Chakra 1 is grounding, safety, stability, and security.
Let the skeletons out of the closet, let the demons of regret disappear. This is your Halloween treat!
Austinites had to boil water for safe consumption for a week. There’s a lesson there...
Resilience is the ability to bounce back quickly from an event or negative experience. This episode has some seated movement and breath to help you elicit the sensation and set the intention of resilience.
This episode is inspired by the beautiful Blue Lapis Light dance company in their performance of Belonging, Part One. https://www.bluelapislight.org
Sometimes it is a good practice to release your own intentions so that you can surrender to the flow of what is.
Your body is talking to you all the time. Are you listening?
In a mood? Maybe your emotions are telling you something that’s worth hearing.
At any time we are on a spectrum between structure and freedom. We can cultivate either to bring our system towards harmony.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of setting up expectations for our practice or in life off the mat, only to be disappointed. Yoga teaches us to relinquish expectations and open to possibility.
Identification with the many hats you wear in life can cause suffering—what if you trade the hats for balloons?
Your mind is in every cell of your body—let your breath connect you.
Feeling the heat? Here’s a centering to cool you down.
Feeling bothered? Yoga has a practice for that.
Simple breath and mind instructions to get you focused
This intention reminds us to balance our strong independence with enough vulnerability to be part of our vast interconnected ecosystem.
Real life example of how your outside life is a reflection of your inside life.
Busy mind? Show up and do the yoga anyway. Couldn’t hurt. Might help!