Tag Archives: desire

The Feet of the Guru and Yoga Lineage: Ancient Tradition Made Commercial

Okay, so it’s important to have a teacher. It’s useful to have a guide who’s trudged the road before you to give you direction even though it’s likely that each and every one of us will stray along the way, … Continue reading

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Be present for the gift….

Recently, I’ve been reminded that though we say I “do yoga” it is ultimately a practice.  Early on doing yoga I asked my first teacher Chad Hamrin “I find peace here when I do yoga but my life is a mess.  … Continue reading

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A U M

It’s no secret that singing raises the spirit.  In fact, when we are happy we say, “My heart sings with joy.”  That is I believe what we are all seeking.  Often, we come to yoga because we are in pain … Continue reading

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Stone Soup

We talk a lot about practice in Yoga.  One part of it is on the mat or the cushion but most of our lives are lived in the world. Today, as I was walking by the sea wondering at the … Continue reading

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The Archer and the Teacher

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far. … Continue reading

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New Perspectives Virabhadrasana III

Virabhadrasana III is a pose which challenge us to find new balance and new perspective as to what strength is, the more we let go and stretch out , the more ease we experience in the pose.  There may come … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warrior

The Spiritual Warrior                                                                                                                      Gratitude Moving into Grace : Finding and Following Your Bliss It takes strength and flexibility to live with an open heart, there is so much that seems to impinge and yet , Anahata is where the silent … Continue reading

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The Four Deisres.

Desire is not to be ‘overcome’ but rather a call to find what we really want, the yoga of fulfillment… to be yoga now.  This is a guide to deepening our practice from the man I call my teacher.  It … Continue reading

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