The unchanging self & happiness within

Yesterday, I watched a documentary called “On yoga: The architecture of peace.” It captures the journeys of photographer Michael O’Neill, as he travels to India…

Relaxation

I’ve been reflecting on my teaching in 2017 – how it’s changed, what aspects have stayed the same, what themes came up for me over…

Lingering thoughts from today’s class

– Yoga practice is not about perfecting the postures. It’s about deepening our self-awareness. Practicing the postures is a means of deepening our self-awareness.  …

The Yamas and Niyamas: Part 1

The five yamas (restraints) and the five niyamas (observances) constitute the yogi’s moral guidelines. They are presented in the Yoga Sutras, a text written about…

Pointing to the moon

  A Buddhist analogy came to my mind recently. It goes something like this: The finger pointing to the moon is not the moon itself….

The importance of being

Today I’ve been thinking about “being” – as opposed to “doing”. Many great spiritual traditions teach the importance of being: just being, existing, feeling that…