Quick Review: Eight Limbs of Classical Yoga

Common in the western world, are three main lineages of Hatha yoga practices; Patanjali Classical Yoga, Advaita Vedanta Yoga and Tantric Yoga*. During a typical Hatha yoga class, a teacher may discuss the “Limbs or Branches of Yoga.” These limbs comprise the spiritual evolution guidelines and purpose for Yoga practice. Eight limbs philosophy falls under Patanjali […]

Getting A Start On Simplifying

  With the stress of modern life, paring down the things that need our attention to those that are of the most importance, can create not only a space of calm without but a space of calm within. “If you’ve contemplated simplifying your life, you’re not alone. Simplifying doesn’t mean we have to give away […]

Freedom From The Known

“Love is something new, fresh, alive. It has no yesterday and no tomorrow. It is beyond the turmoil of thought. It is only the innocent mind which knows what love is, and the innocent mind can live in the world which is not innocent. To find this extraordinary thing which man has sought endlessly through […]

3 Variations Of Childs Pose

  A common cue in yoga class, is to come down into child’s pose to rest. Many variations are available. Three variations are shown above. It may be best to experiment with each to see which one provides the relief needed.  

May Flowers

“Worship does not mean offering flowers. It means offering your heart To the vast mystery Of the universe.   It means letting your heart pulse With the life of the universe, Without thought and without reservation.   It means being so in love That you are willing to dissolve And be recreated in every moment.” […]