What do you remember about your first time? I asked Jeff, a recent graduate of the 200-hour yoga teacher training at PYC, to share this insanely funny story he told us about his first time. He had us all rolling on the floor laughing. It began something like this…His name was Nigel. My first impression of Nigel was that he was strange! A tall man with the long yogic beard, a turban on top his head and a penchant for not wearing much clothing. …
I recently received a delicious email. I loved the questions it posed so very much, and found it so insightful, that… Read more Pre-Transformation Yoga Nerves Q & A
Today is a day of celebration, a day to lean into joy. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would not be granting an easement under Lake Oahe for the Dakota Access pipeline to cross the Missouri River, just a half mile upstream of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation.
Last week I checked in with Rachel Irwin, who was at the front lines of the Standing Rock protest. I asked her a few questions for a peek into what the experience was like.
In last month’s newsletter I talked about a mindfulness practice I’ve taken up as a result of a photograph that caught… Read more Friendliness Meditation
There is magic afoot. In just over two short months, another 200-hour yoga teacher training will begin at Pavones Yoga Center.… Read more July 200-Hour Multidimensional Yoga Teacher Training: Meet The Staff
As I lay on my bed, gazing at the moths circling my overhead light and the ants creeping from the… Read more Finding My Sacred Space: Why I Chose Pavones Yoga Center for My Yoga Teacher Training
Each one of our extraordinary beings contains both Male and Female energy, the Yin and the Yang, the In and… Read more Balancing Male and Female Energy
After many many years of a personal practice it was not until I dove head first into my 200-hour yoga… Read more Pranayama: The Breath of Life
Prior to becoming a yoga teacher, I somehow imagined my yoga teachers as ‘better’ human beings. They seemed so full… Read more Yoga in the Realities of the Western World