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Yoga Sutras Simplified ~ 3 of 10

Yoga Sutras Simplified ~ 3 of 10

Tada drastuh svarupe vasthanam (Chapter 1, v.3) Then the seer abides in it own nature This is one of the most important verses in the entire book. It is based upon the fundamental concepts of purusa and prakrti. Purusa is universal consciousness, immutable and untouchable; prakrti is “that which uses matter as its bed”. It […]

Yoga Sutras Simplified (2 of 10)

Yoga Sutras Simplified (2 of 10)

  Yoga citta vritti nirodhah (Chapter 1, v. 2) Yoga is the resolution of the agitations of the mind. This is the most famous verse in the entire Yoga Sutras, and rightly so, for it is the definition of yoga upon which the entire text turns. “Citta” or “cittam” is usually translated as “mind-stuff”; I […]

Yoga Sutras Simplified ~ 1 of 10

Yoga Sutras Simplified ~ 1 of 10

  Ten Most Important Yoga Sutras (1 of 10) Atha yoga anushasam (Chapter 1, v.l) Now the discipline of yoga (is being presented) Now the student is ready to hear and now the teacher is available and willing to teach. In its most simple and pure form, yoga brings one deeply into the present, into […]

yoga wisdom of the day

yoga wisdom of the day

  yoga wisdom of the day ~ balancedasana = stress arrises from making things more important than they are. setbacks come from making things less important than they are. what is your intention for today?Tweet

yoga wisdom of the day

yoga wisdom of the day

yoga wisdom of the day ~ balancedasana = dwell in LOVE in all you do    Tweet

yoga wisdom of the day

yoga wisdom of the day

  yoga wisdom of the day ~ relaxasana = answers to your questions will be revealed unexpectedly take deep breaths. feel your heart beating. close your eyes. smile. namaste ~ stephanieTweet

Yoga In The Moment

Yoga In The Moment

  Post Surgery ~ I am practicing returning to the moment again and again… Ultimately joy is found in the moment. Goals are important, but… The uncertainty of future outcome causes suffering. Peace resides in the moment to moment awareness of your blessings. Each day I am physically pushing myself to return to optimal physical […]

Use Yoga To Create Monday Magic

Use Yoga To Create Monday Magic

Computer challenges sure make this feel like “one of those Monday’s”. Since I’ve always worked for myself I don’t really think in terms of workweek, BUT most of the world operates that way so I’m frustrated. Monday is a productive day for me. This to-do list girl likes having a purpose, feeling relevant ~ and […]

Yoga for transformation

Yoga for transformation

“Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you’ve had a bunch of bad days and there’s different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.” Taylor Swift Be open. Be curious. Life doesn’t have to be confrontational. […]

One Secret Thing To Make Your Life Better, Besides Yoga

One Secret Thing To Make Your Life Better, Besides Yoga

Stuck In My Chair, Writing. The great benefit of getting a new hip is it’s kept me in my chair. It’s far too easy to come up w/ great time wasters instead of writing… One of My Great Life Secrets – More Vacations. No. More Money. No. Community Service (see photo below). YES, but that’s […]

Not so independent day

Not so independent day

NA•KED TRUTH \?n?-k?d ?trüth\ n. transcendent fundamental reality stripped of all disguise; that which is vulnerably authentic.     I watch from my second story window as shirtless young men on skateboards sashay by on their way to the beach. They each have plastic cups in their hands clearly indicating a recent game of pong. […]

NewHipEvolution – Day 4, Yoga for Patience

NewHipEvolution – Day 4, Yoga for Patience

Patience has never been my strong suit…. #yoga wisdom of the day ~ awakeasana = transcend the body. the greatest doorway to the transcendence of form is through form itself.           My new world. NewHipDay4 – My goal is to use yoga to drop into patience. I am unable to bend […]

Healing Heroes: How Yoga is Serving Our Veterans

Healing Heroes: How Yoga is Serving Our Veterans

Friday, June 26 — 7:30pm – 9:30pm Yoga Journal Live, Coronado Island, Hotel Del Coronado Healing Heroes: How Yoga is Serving Our Veterans with Keith Mitchell, Dan Nevins, Annie Okerlin & Gopi Kallavil Over 21.8 million veterans alive today have served to protect our freedoms. Another 1.5 million are actively serving around the world. As […]

Yoga Dream Asana

Yoga Dream Asana

              An Indian girl, left, displays a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi painted on her face as another sports the logo of International Yoga Day in Bangalore, India, on June 21, 2015.                   Hundreds of people attend a yoga session […]

Yoga in Coronado California, Secrets of the island

Yoga in Coronado California, Secrets of the island

        When I practice yoga on the beach, I feel like the luckiest girl in the world. A little like a movie star…                     Did we really know anything about Marilyn Monroe? Of course not. How could we. I’m very excited about the upcoming […]

Travel Blog Mentor Pal Rick Griffin

Travel Blog Mentor Pal Rick Griffin

                  I write on this blog a lot about designing YOUR life in a way that you thrive. One of my SECRETS is I find someone who’s life is inspiring and I copy what they are doing. If at all possible I interview them to find out how they […]

Yoga Inspiration

Yoga Inspiration

  I’ve been feeling a little sorry for myself this morning. I find out on Monday if I’m going to have to have my hip replaced. The great news is IF I do I will still be able to do yoga. I may not be able to run at the same level I did before, […]

What is a Yoga Rock Star?

What is a Yoga Rock Star?

  Do you live from a place of scarcity or abundance? I’ve been hesitant to share the new book I’m in. “How to be a Yoga Rockstar: the ultimate guide to making a living teaching yoga” by Martin D. Clark, the editor of OM Yoga & lifestyle Magazine (published out of the UK). I’m so […]

How can yoga help you make new friends?

How can yoga help you make new friends?

“Hi Karma, I see you every day at yoga… My name is…”                 Once people get a little older… and are on social media all the time, how do we make friends IRL (In Real Life, for those who are not into social media…)? Why not say hi to […]

10 books every yogi should read

10 books every yogi should read

  I don’t know about you, but to me there is nothing more fulfilling than cozying up with a good book. Books have guided me through all the various stages and chapters in my life, and remain a central part of who I am and what I believe in. As I write this, I realize […]

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