Caring For Our Feelings

It is good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing. ~Rumi This practice of poses and breath brings about an awareness of what we are feeling. For most of us, when we start yoga we haven’t made time to […]

How Do You Wake Up?

“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?”    “What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?”    “I say, I wonder what’s going to happen exciting today?” said Piglet.    Pooh nodded thoughtfully. “It’s the same thing,” he said.”    […]

The Language of Enthusiasm

Remember it is not how or when we accomplish something that matters most; it is the sense of enthusiasm during the process that demonstrates our quality of life. Enthusiasm promotes union because it is a shared language. As Paolo Coelho writes in The Alchemist, “There was a language in the world that everyone understood. It […]

How to Manifest Change in Your Life

“CHANGE YOUR EXPECTATIONS FOR YOURSELF: EXPECT THE BEST, EXPECT YOUR FORTUNES TO CHANGE, EXPECT A MIRACLE. REACQUAINT YOURSELF WITH THAT VISION.” Dr. Wayne Dyer  To manifest change, you have to change something yourself. A key change is your perception of yourself, shifting from seeing yourself as someone who sticks to the old and comfortable all […]

5 Ways to be More Generous

As a result of practicing yoga, I have changed the way I think about generosity. I have learned to give without expectation and to always remain mindful of the quality of my generosity. Generosity in yoga is an interesting learning based partly on two of the five Yamas. 1. It means the opposite of taking […]

The Art of Doing Nothing

A few months back, while on hour 3 of Pinterest for the day, I came across this meme that said: Stop the Glorification of Busy. It remains one of my favorite reminders, that if you never stop doing stuff, you’ll lose the ability to know how to relax. I clearly remember my corporate days of […]

Alchemy of Yoga: Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Restoration

Did you see this wonderful article published by the New York Times? “The wondrous details of the world await us all: It just can take a few weeks to reach them.” – Jynne Dilling Martin On a personal note, when I was in my corporate job for 13 years I went through radical stages of burnout. […]

Self-Love, Self-Care, Self-Acceptance

Are you wishing to learn how to best nourish yourself with more care, love, and intention? Under the nurturing guidance of Silvia Mordini, she will teach you how to prioritize and implement radical ‪self-care into your life. Live in Costa Rica July 30 – August 20, 2016 to experience the Pura Vida Lifestyle through Yoga Teacher Training. Except […]