Sutra 1.26

When we read the yoga sutras in the first months of training, I craved alternative interpretations of the ancient text. I've been reading from "The Secret Power of Yoga" by Nischala Joy Devi, working through it slowly, reading a few pages a week. On Saturday morning I read into sutra 1.26, which Devi translates as,…Read more Sutra 1.26

A school chair and a park bench are great places to practice yoga

Feels good to be back! Also, I felt moved to write between sessions and somewhere along the way from inspiration to completion, I set the blog post down. I am just so grateful for the month space between trainings to notice the subtle and slower integration of what we're learning. I feel myself being open to others without…Read more A school chair and a park bench are great places to practice yoga

Yoga and anti-racism is about breath and life

This weekend had two impactful chapters that supported rich connected growth. Friday night and Saturday were dedicated to a condensed version of the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond's "Undoing Racism" workshop which works from an anti-racist humanist approach. That humanist component for me is unique to other anti-racist perspectives and information I've received before.…Read more Yoga and anti-racism is about breath and life

“Have a vision a-z, and be flexible b-y.”

That quote is from the guest speaker who spoke about trauma-informed care, Dr. Merrian Brooks. Another powerful weekend. The definition of yoga we’re working from of “union” and “bringing together” is so simple, and still the depth continues to amaze me. This weekend, I resonated in the truth that “bringing together” means bringing together all…Read more “Have a vision a-z, and be flexible b-y.”