By teaspoon

“Come and flow. Powerfully lift your heart, and let go. Yoga is tonight!” read my text tease, for the yoga class. What speaks to love, more than a box of rose-petal covered champagne truffles? A heart-lifting (opening) yoga practice can. Luck may have aligned this particular asana sequence with my 7pm class on Valentine’s Day…

Friendship

Question: How has a friend changed you or your perspective on the world this year? Was this change gradual, or a sudden burst? Answer: I gave some of these chocolates to her, yesterday. One very good friend managed to change my perspective on communication, perception and subtle violence, this year. It was in a sudden…

some guidelines

It seems beautifully ironic that this post is about contentment and non-grasping, when my photo du jour is of an delightfully luscious dessert. But I’m going to do it anyway. In these months that follow my yoga teacher training, a program that I was told would be transformative, I’ve been thinking about exactly what may…

Say what you mean and mean what you say

Early on in my teacher training course, we covered the yamas, and we were asked to pick one that we’d like to focus on, for the duration of the course. I picked Satya, partly because it’s a favorite jewelry brand and I was delighted to learn that that the word related to my yoga practice….