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
Just as the hummingbird works tirelessly while appearing to not work at all, our invitation through the spirit of the hummingbird is to
The Spirit Animals of Pavones deck is an ongoing project, we’ll be posting about the meaning of each animal, along with drawings, as they each animal gets its final touches and votes of approval. In the meantime, here’s the first draft animals for the deck.
Paradoxically, even before our month of retreat begins, there can be a sense of completion that comes from arriving into this moment of beginning. When the long period of preparing and planning and gathering funds and anxiety about preparedness are over, now there can be full being-ness.
Aaron was a student in a past 200-hour yoga teacher certification program who attended with no intention of ever teaching yoga (he’s OK… Read more Beginner’s Mind: Why Less Experienced Yoga Students Make Better Yoga Teachers
A yoga practice worth its sweat teaches us about the laws of nature. One of these natural laws is that everything is connected. But what does that actually mean? Here’s a metaphor within yin yoga that provides a living example of environmental connectivity.
Back in 2002, everything in my life was in flux. I had left a well-paying though boring job in Japan, a primary relationship was rockily ending, my sense of home-base was up in the air, even my identity felt fluid and uncertain. I often woke in the night, breathless with fear about my uncertain future, scared that a wrong choice would somehow forever screw up my life,
Donald Trump is a polarizing figure. His ratings are helped by his fearless off-the-cuff remarks and unpolished, impassioned speeches. Then he spends an inordinate amount of time on some variation of the phrase “that wasn’t my intention.” If only Donald Trump practiced yoga, he’d have some practice working on this.
Spleen 4, when used in conjunction with pericardium 6, is my go-to balm for frazzled nerves, for those mind-racing insomniac nights. I love using these two acupressure points in a side-lying position in bed. Within moments, I feel a calm float over me, and then I drift off into z-land.
I love the word luddite, Alex uses it all the time. And the other day, I was so happy to be… Read more #FuckSocialMedia