The longest journey begins with a single step. — Lao Tzu. Where it all got started. Yoga! We have all likely heard of it and maybe a good handful of us have even attended a class. Maybe we like it because at the end of a class we feel grounded, or love it because we … More What To Expect…
The term social has found itself at the forefront of many new societal endeavors over the last few years, take social media for instance or social distancing which hopefully we all know about and are practicing presently. Social simply means relating to society or its organizations which means it can apply to nearly anything. One … More Yoga’s Place In Social Entrepreneurship
In a dream world all my friends and family want to go to a yoga class with me, they ask me to teach them classes at home just for fun and we talk about what our experience was like and support each other in our progress of the practice over time (I know if they … More Tips For Getting Your Friends And Loved Ones To Try Yoga
I can talk, I don’t mind talking and most of the time I even enjoy it. I am happy to put myself out there and strike up a conversation and I enjoy finding something to relate to others about in order to engage them in a conversation. Most of the time close friends and family … More Is Speaking Less Really Speaking More If It Is Not Who You Are?
After exploring the benefits yoga in the workplace has on a company’s employees (Yoga in the workplace, obviously there are benefits but what is the whole story) I wanted to hear firsthand what that experience is like on the receiving end. Would I hear it reduces stress and aggression towards others while increasing bonding? Enter … More Yoga In The Workplace, There Are Benefits And Here’s An Actual Story
We now know that Yoga can make us calmer, more focused, and prompt innovative thought and that there is plenty of science to prove it (check out my previous blogs). These benefits can penetrate into all facets of our life but let’s specifically talk about the one that we spend at least 8 hours of … More Yoga In The Workplace, Obviously There Are Benefits But What Is The Whole Story.
In yoga we love a good quote. Many instructors (myself included) use them as the backbone of an entire class, choosing moves that simulate the meaning of the quote or create a journey that fosters or inspires the steps needed to achieve it. There are thousands upon thousands of quotes, each one appealing to a … More Why do we like quotes?
I would like to share an interesting meditation for you to try with 2 people so find another person, partner, family member, loved one or even stranger and prepare yourself for some intense connection. While staying at home many of us have found ourselves in close quarters with our loved ones. My hope is that … More Empathy Meditation With A Partner
Yoga does not transform the way we see things it transforms the person who sees. B.K.S Iyengar Perfectionism is a personality trait associated with striving for flawlessness and setting high performance standards, accompanied by critical self-evaluations and concerns regarding others’ evaluations. It is likely we have all worked with a perfectionist or have one close … More When To Let Go As A Perfectionist
Have you heard the saying you must love yourself before you can love others? The same goes for serving others. Think of it like this, in order to give yourself fully to those around you, you cannot be distracted by your wants or desires or it will be impossible to serve others. In yoga this … More Fill Your Cup Each Day With Baby Steps
A few years ago there was an anxious little boy unable to go to bed because he was going to get to go to Disney Land the next morning. Despite his Mom’s efforts to convince him the sooner he went to bed the sooner he would wake up and get to go he just could … More Yoga Inspired Breaks To Take With Your Kids While They Are Learning At Home