Archive: February 2014

All is Love

All is Love

24 February, 2014 | Posted in Lessons from the Mat

The yogic teaching of ishvara pranidhana (Patanjali Yoga Sutra II.44) is often translated as surrender to and love for God or the divinity. In this day and age the word God can stir a lot of emotions up, negative and positive, so in class I use the interpretation surrendering to something bigger or outside of yourself.

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DISCOVER: Holistic Nutrition

DISCOVER: Holistic Nutrition

20 February, 2014 | Posted in Favorite People Profiles

This month we are discovering nutrition from the holistic point of view. In this discovery, I’ve undertaken the services of holistic nutrition consultant Danielle Levy. To say that I loved my experience is an understatement!

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The Dakini Speaks

The Dakini Speaks

19 February, 2014 | Posted in Favorite Sayings

A beautiful poem by Jennifer Welwood.

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Non-reaction is the mastery of our tendency to react

Non-reaction is the mastery of our tendency to react

18 February, 2014 | Posted in Favorite Sayings

Non-reaction is the mastery of our tendency to react. Achieving a degree of effortlessness requires enormous effort. but this is a special type of effort — to allow, to let things be — that becomes refined little by little with steady practice.

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Pay Homage

Pay Homage

18 February, 2014 | Posted in Favorite Sayings

A beautiful poem by the mystic poet who knows, Rumi.

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Holistic Sustainability with Metta

Holistic Sustainability with Metta

14 February, 2014 | Posted in Meditation + Philosophy

When you hear the word sustainability these days you immediately think of the environment, however, the general definition of the word is “the ability to be sustained or supported.” When you spend a lot of time outputting energy and not a lot of time “filling the well” you burn out, even when doing something you love like writing, creating art, or taking care of someone.

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