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Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ OriginalAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ OriginalAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ originalasana = you are the blank page ~ the blank canvas. Write, Paint, Whatever… you are the artist. be the dreamer who dreams and then lives in it. The perception that vulnerability is a weakness is a myth. Vulnerability was a landscape that I avoided at all costs and […]

What is prana?

What is prana?

yoga wisdom of the day ~ lifeasana = when you own your breath, you own your peace What is Prana? Central to all the practices of yoga is the movement of prana, the life force or vital energy. Prana is in matter, but it is not matter. It is in air, but it is not […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ GrandAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ GrandAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ grandasana = you decide, you design I connected with a friend that said Sun evenings stressful for her because of upcoming new work week. I was sad to hear this because we have all experienced times when something just isn’t right, but it may be hard to articulate why […]

Yoga Widom of the Day ~ VisionaryAsana

Yoga Widom of the Day ~ VisionaryAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ visionaryasana =  it’s never about how you look in the pose,  it’s about where you go when you look inside Tweet

What does 108 have to do with yoga?

What does 108 have to do with yoga?

yoga wisdom of the day ~ soulasana = allow your heart to feel true pleasure What’s w/ 108? Some believe there are 108 stages on the journey of the human soul, while others associate the possibility of enlightenment with taking only 108 breaths a day, while in deep meditation. No matter who you ask, the […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ AccountabilityAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ AccountabilityAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ accountabilityasana = how you do yoga is how you do life   peaceful or urgent/seeking approval from others? like a spa or torando? inward gazing or pushing for a future reward? i design my day like a spa day. there was a time when I felt that that was […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ SoloAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ SoloAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ soloasana = not to feel is to stop the heart from breathing to feel, deeply and precisely w/ full awareness is what opens us to both Joy and inner challenges. it is the capacity to feel keenly that reveals the meaning in our experiences. yoga helps me be still […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ IdealAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ IdealAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ idealasana = look for what is clear & true …Because the gap between what we feel and what we say is often surprising, so keep trying. because the field between what we experience and what we understand it so vast, keep growing… breathe. be. love.Tweet

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ ONEasana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ ONEasana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ ONEasana = be the sea of infinite spirit no coincidence we use ocean breath in yoga ~ Ujjayi (pronounced oo-jai) is an ancient yogic breathing technique that helps calm the mind and body. Commonly translated as “victorious breath,” Ujjayi has a balancing influence on the entire cardiorespiratory system and […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ ChallengingAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ ChallengingAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ challengingasana = when the path is blocked, back up and see more of the way open focus, open heart ~ we are each a mountain for the other to climb, and often are proud to love us and wrapped up by a mishap or something unexpected that needs our […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ NewPerspectiveAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ NewPerspectiveAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ newperspectiveasana = putting yourself first is healthy   what’s the difference between shame and guilt? Guilt = I did something bad Shame = I am bad I am very grateful I learned the difference. Has anyone ever told you that putting yourself first was selfish? Wrong. Shame is about […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ PeaceAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ PeaceAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ peaceasana = in this moment I Am During a life-changing year I learned the ONLY moment where i found peace was THIS moment. No stuff of the past, no fear of the future – just peace. Mindfulness is simply connecting the breath to this moment with awareness. That is […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ EmpoweredAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ EmpoweredAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ EmpoweredAsana = Figure out how to let go   What is holding you back? In yoga this morning I realized I needed to write about letting go. Writing is my go-to when I need to EMPOWER myself with joy. We all deserve joy. Have you figured out how to […]

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ GroundedAsana

Yoga Wisdom of the Day ~ GroundedAsana

yoga wisdom of the day ~ groundedasana =  bliss is a healthy habit   We exist in a culture that values busyness. Here is a couple of ways to become grounded & calm ~ Savor pleasure As the brain evolved, pleasure and its underlying endorphins and other natural opioids developed to pull our ancestors out […]

New to Yoga? Athlete? 8 things you may not know ~

New to Yoga? Athlete? 8 things you may not know ~

  It’s NOT easy There are many styles of yoga available, and while some are intended to be restorative, none of them are “just sit and breathe and feel the Earth.” If a pose feels easy, ask for a modification to make it more challenging. Physically & Mentally it could be “easy” in the sense […]

9 Yoga Poses For Runners

9 Yoga Poses For Runners

yoga wisdom of the day ~  objectiveasana =  yoga adds magic to all you do 9 Yoga Poses For Runners Low Lunge ~ Anjaneyaasana Downward Facing Dog ~ Adho Mukha Svanasana Squat – Malasana or Garland Pose Boat – Paripurna Dancer’s Pose – Natarajasana Upward Facing Dog – Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Head-to-knee – Paschimottanasana Cow-face […]

What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga?

Initially called “Daoist” yoga, this style of yoga targets the deep connective tissues of the body (vs. the superficial tissues) and the fascia that covers the body; this Daoist yoga is to help regulate the flow of energy in the body. Yin Yoga postures are more passive postures, mainly on the floor and the majority […]

Yoga Pose of the Day, Paschimottanasana

Yoga Pose of the Day, Paschimottanasana

One of my favorite poses. Stimulates circulation to the abdominal and pelvic organs, soothes and revitalizes the heart and the mind, lowers blood pressure and releases all muscles on the back of the body. As you move your sit bones back, sit tall first. Lead from you heart – this is THE most important directive. […]

Yoga Wisdom ~ Lotus of the Heart (3 of 3)

Yoga Wisdom ~ Lotus of the Heart (3 of 3)

Yoga wisdom of the day ~ Playfulasana = Whatever you give your attention to, it grows   The Three Fundamental Teachings of the Lotus of the Heart (3 of 3) LEELA : Realizing Impermanence, Realizing Play As we make contact with the heart we stop holding on. Let go. You don’t loose anything, you gain […]

Yoga Wisdom ~ Lotus of the Heart (2 of 3)

Yoga Wisdom ~ Lotus of the Heart (2 of 3)

   yoga wisdom of the day ~ heartasana =  the light in me sees the light in you  Aham Prema (ah-HUM PRAY-mah) The mantra affirms one’s divine love energy within. A grand inner transformation is invoked, creating one’s highest essence of love. This emanation enhances all situations, everyday, creating a wonderful foundation for whatever one […]

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