Three minute meditation

Fight the Monster of Stress with this simple short meditation technique For this meditation. Sit up straight and bring your hands into namaste (i.e. prayer position, about 18 inches away from your chest), keeping a small gap between the thumbs and keep the palms slightly cupped. Inhale deeply through the nose and blow out gently […]

Stress Proof your yoga practice

Here are five ways to keep your dedicated yoga practice stress-free: 1) Refrain from eating for a couple hours before you work out. IF you must eat, eat lightly, like whole wheat toast or a piece of fruit 2) Honor your body. If several modifications are offered in a mixed level class, try out each one. See what […]

Strength in Numbers

A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It is a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity. -Jimmy Carter, 39th US President, Nobel laureate […]

Straddling Paradox

Here’s an interesting truth: You have a personal opinion, a very strong one, you just don’t agree with it. If you read that last sentence you may be thinking, “WTF?” Social gaffe or metaphysical yogi paradox? Actually, if you are honest with your Self, if you are introspective at all, this is merely a psychological truth about […]