If you’ve watched toucans swooping through the morning mist, their message is clear…
I glanced about at my students and everyone who had been giggling and laughing as we came in, now had this look on their face. It wasn’t a giggle. It could have been a frown, maybe even a grimace. It was a very straight face. Really, a perfect poker face, because I could NOT read it. So again, my mind cycled, and I thought, “shit, I lost them!”
We’ve been talking about yoga teacher certification and the process of facing fears. Whether you are still trying to decide… Read more Face Your Fears: A Question
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,
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“Strange questions, yet I have spent worthwhile time with them. And I suggest them to you also, that your spirit grow in curiosity, that your life be richer that it is, that you bow to the earth as you feel how it actually is, that we — so clever, and ambitious, and selfish, and unrestrained — are only one design of the moving, the vivacious many.”
Ritual and ceremony are a part of every Pavones Yoga Center yoga teacher training. January 2015 was an especially powerful one.
This favorite salad dressing comes to me through my good friend, Faith. I first enjoyed it back when Faith lived… Read more Faith’s Magical Papaya Seed Dressing