“If it’s to be, it starts with me.” -Norris Henderson

This is weekend was packed full of intensity, interspersed with power, partner, and (much needed) restorative asana practice.  We focused on how the 8 limbs of Raja yoga can be integrated into social justice/anti-racism work.  It all began with a heart breaking scenario that Felicia created, to have us think deeply about our reactions to…Read more “If it’s to be, it starts with me.” -Norris Henderson

Baby birds 🐣

Well, the baby birds are pretty much grown.  But, instead of pushing us out of the nest to watch us fly away on our own, mama bird Felicia expands her nest and simultaneously provides us with encouragement to build our own. Along with the encouragement to find our own voice with which we will speak…Read more Baby birds 🐣

White privilege is about what doesn’t happen to you.

I am thankful beyond words for having the opportunity to explore the ins and outs and upside-downs of racism in the United States today, yesteryear, and centuries ago.  Through our fearless leaders Rockie, Dr. Mike, and Martin, we marched forward into territory in which I am not very comfortable or necessarily familiar.  And, this is all a…Read more White privilege is about what doesn’t happen to you.

While the teacher’s away, the students will… Sit in their chairs!

As our revered instructor is off making more yoga history happen for Pittsburgh, we were treated with a visit by guest instructor Joanne Spence.  She taught us a chair yoga class.  I was a bit skeptical, as there is such stigma attached to chair yoga, i.e. It's for "old" people.  So not true.  Joanne showed us…Read more While the teacher’s away, the students will… Sit in their chairs!