Body & Soul

I'm in search of a little bit of soul lately. The kind you find by going in and not out. It's an itch I can't ignore, and it usually grabs me when I've been neglecting myself for one reason or another. This soulfulness I seek feels a lot like groundedness. I know it when I've … Continue reading Body & Soul

The Light in You

two motions by A.R. Ammons It is not enough to be willing to come out of the dark and stand in the light, all hidden things brought into sight, the damp black spaces, where fear, arms over its head, trembles into blindness, invaded by truth-seeking light: it is not enough to desire radiance, to be … Continue reading The Light in You

A Closer Look at Mindfulness

I jumped on the mindfulness bandwagon about six years ago. I attempt to live mindfully. I call my yoga classes, “Mindful Movement.” This blog is about incorporating mindfulness into everyday life. As you can see, I’m a pretty big fan of mindfulness. So you can understand why I caught my breath when I read (and … Continue reading A Closer Look at Mindfulness

Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind: A Modern Yoga Philosophy

I recently read Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind (A.H.E.M.) by Julian Walker. It’s an expanded version of the manual Walker and Hala Khouri use in their yoga teacher training by the same name. Having just recently finished yoga teacher training myself and keen to learn more about leading people through an experience of yoga and not … Continue reading Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind: A Modern Yoga Philosophy