Join me for 7 Days of Spring

Join me for 7 Days of Spring

Spring is a such a wonderful time for a fresh start! Just as the buds burst through the ground, and the trees start to open, so do we! 

As the season changes, it can be a powerful time reevaluate our habits. I've seen time and again how simple daily practices can transform health and increase wellbeing. And when you create regular habits you see the best results.

So I created 7 Days of Spring.

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Are you trying too hard in your practice?

Are you trying too hard in your practice?

Whether we are practicing asana (the physical movements of yoga), or seated meditation, our experience arises through the filter of our sustained attention. The ancient yogis understood that through a deliberate cultivation of this attention, practitioners could experience the natural mind as radiant and clear. Yogis use the eight fold path as a way to cultivate this sustained attention and as a way influence being and behaviour. Through teachings and practices, the eight fold path gives us the tools to recognize ourselves as pure and radiant awareness.

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How to Practice Intention Setting

How to Practice Intention Setting

Harness the power of intention in daily life and in practice in order to access the divine life force that exists within.

Intention setting is used in many traditions to help one come into alignment with who they really are. In the Buddhist tradition right intention is taught as the second step in the eightfold path and in the yogic tradition intention is taught as the practice of sankalpa.

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How do you love?

How do you love?

Forget warrior I or child's pose. Headstand or seated meditation? No way. There are times in life when the lying pose of svasana seems to be the only sane pose to practice.

Our yoga and meditation practice can take different shapes at different times in our lives. It is meant to meet us where we're at - and sometimes that place is not pretty; sometimes it is not a place to practice lotus pose.

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3 Inner Attitudes of Meditative Practice

3 Inner Attitudes of Meditative Practice

As we sit in meditation we recognize whatever is arising, we accept its appearance or disappearance, and we let go of what we think "should" be happening. As we do this we move from an identification with what we notice to an accepting open observation of what is.

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