7 Aspects of a Meaningful Life

Looking at the main ways in which I offer yoga instruction: public classes, yoga therapy, yoga immersions, teacher trainings, and yoga retreats, you can see that each modality has a unique focus, yet each is a method for knowing ourselves more deeply. It just depends...

Bhava’s 7 Gems

This year, more than any other, students have shared their experience of Bhava and have told me what they love.  Now that Bhava is in its 8th year, perhaps our vision and mission has taken form in what we do, and is clear to even the new student.  Over the years, I...

Yoga Has Your Back… and Your Heart

Today it is popular knowledge that yoga’s benefits include physical gains like increased flexibility, balance, stamina and strength, yes?  But how do these gains translate and impact your daily life?  And what is this talk about the more subtle benefits of yoga...

What Motivates Your Practice?

Having been connected with a spiritual community for the last 12 years, I have heard the best intending people express their wish to become enlightened in this lifetime.  I once asked an acquaintance when she said that she was going for it, meaning, enlightenment,...

Remembrance

Before class one morning, a yoga student shared with me that she was decidedly nervous about a flight she would be taking that day.  It was snowing like crazy in Albuquerque and temperatures were dropping.  From behind troubled eyes she asked if there was some way I...