YOGA means to Yoke – combing mind, body, and spirit in unison – there is no such thing as duality. YOGA is not a set of physical postures with gymnastic feel and military rigidity (e.g. having to be done in a specific way only). YOGA is a lifestyle, and a lifestyle is based on our … Continue reading YOGA 101: What is Your YOGA?
Surya Namaskar Happy Summer Solstice on the western front! Summer is a time for joy and fulfillment, the saplings to which sprouted in the spring, are now in full bloom – prospering from the light of the sun. Yoga has a deep history, and Surya Namaskar (Sun salutation) is the vinyasa flow, sequence, a pattern, that … Continue reading Surya Namaskar
Image found on Google Images It is funny. I began Yoga as a way to clear my mind, but also with the thought of learning to do the splits. I wanted a strong, controlled mind, but also a strong body without too much strain on my joints, hence something without weights, an activity I can … Continue reading Hanumanasana
Below is a snip-bit from a Yogajournal article, Fear Not to, related to the benefits of meditation and accepting/conquering and working with your fear. Through meditation we connect to our chakra systems, our energy system, and through this connection, our emotions can be noticed, accepted, and decrease the affect of fear on our lives. Featured … Continue reading Fear Not to
My blog is about thy self, and for thy self, with bits and pieces of me sprinkled with creativity. Featured image artist: Kristen Holmberg titled "Moon Seed" or what I call "Awakening Moon" found @ the Spirit that Moves Me Facebook page. Below are snip-its from the Yogajournal article, Who do you think you are? … Continue reading Who do you do you think you are?