Krishna advising Arjuna It is better to strive in one’s own dharma than to succeed in the dharma of another. Nothing is ever lost in following one’s own dharma. But competition in another’s dharma breeds fear and insecurity. Krishna advising Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita. Inside each and every one of us is one true… Continue reading Authenticity: Bearing the Truth within Oneself
I would like to invite you on a journey. A journey that explores your own authenticity. A journey that explores the potential for alchemy in your life. Our theme here at Share Yoga for the month of May is Authenticity, which correlates perfectly with our new Share Yoga book club book, “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. Coelho… Continue reading Alchemy & Authenticity
If you’ve been meaning to stop by the exhibit “Yoga: The Art of Transformation” at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum, you will need to do it soon. The exhibit ends in just six days on May 25, 2014. I saw the exhibit while I was in Washington DC last year. I was inspired and intrigued… Continue reading Exhibit Ends Soon: Yoga the Art of Transformation
This week I’ve partnered with the habit-building app Lift, which is available on your iPhone as well as your web browser, to help you track your yoga habits and get support from our community of yogis. Once you join Lift (it’s free) head over and join the ShareYoga group. There you can track your daily habits of… Continue reading Join Me on Lift to Strengthen Your Yoga Practice
I AM is an utterly engaging and entertaining non-fiction film that poses two practical and provocative questions: what’s wrong with our world, and what can we do to make it better? The filmmaker behind the inquiry is Tom Shadyac, one of Hollywood’s leading comedy practitioners and the creative force behind such blockbusters as “Ace Ventura,”… Continue reading I AM the movie
What a year! I’ve been busy working on our ShareYoga.com redesign and more recently filling Christmas orders from our yoga store. We are planning to relaunch our website in early 2012 with new content and all new yoga products. The original store for Shareyoga.com was designed way back in 2006! That’s right, it’s our fifth… Continue reading Happy Holidays, yogis!
What: Music and Yoga New Year’s Extravaganza Benefiting YOGA for YOUTH Yoga with Bryan Kest, Seane Corne and Kia Miller (2-7pm) Music with Rocky Dawuni, Luminaries, Donna De Lory and more (7:30pm-3am) Where: 4144 Glencoe Ave, Marina del Rey, CA 90291 Tickets: $35 online / $50 at the door Visit: www.LaYogaNewYears.com for Tickets
It’s only November, but it’s not too early to order holiday gifts. Save time and money by getting organized earlier this year so you can relax later. Here are some ideas from around the web: Gaiam Customized Yoga Mats from CafePress – Pick a color, add photos, text, and design your own Yoga Mat. Or… Continue reading 5 Creative Holiday Gifts for Yogis
The New York Times mentioned Mysore today in a piece on the top places to visit in 2010. Yogis, what are your travel plans this year? Mysore? Costa Rica? Know of any great yoga retreats or weekends? Or will you be sticking close to home this year? Tell us in the comments 4. Mysore –… Continue reading Study Yoga in Mysore – NYTimes.com
Those who practice yoga are familiar with the Sanskrit word “ahimsa”. Ahimsa means non-violence in action, thought, and words. The Global Charter for Compassion, which was released today, is beautifully recited in the video below and acknowledges an urgent need for worldwide compassion. Will you sign and share the pledge? A call to bring the… Continue reading Charter for Compassion – Will you join in sharing a message of compassion?
Today marks the 140th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Perhaps this weekend is a good time to revisit one of Gandhi’s biographies. I especially enjoyed “Gandhi The Man” by Eknath Easwaran, which details his earlier years as a shy young man. Today, President Obama paid tribute to Gandhi saying: “The America of today has its… Continue reading 140th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
This looks interesting. I wish someone had hypnotized me during my son’s birth. November 3-8 2009 • Hillsborough, CA. The Dolphin Method™ Doula certification course includes: Childbirth Education Training in hypnosis & preparation for pregnant women or couples prior to the birth The use of hypnosis during birth Full labor support* Breastfeeding Support The Psychology of Labor, Childbirth,… Continue reading Dolphin Yoga & Doula Center » Dolphin Doula Certification
Title: Wanderlust Festival at Lake Tahoe, Yoga & Rock Location: Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, CA Link out: www.wanderlustfestival.com Description: Wanderlust is a new kind of festival bringing together some of the world’s top yoga teachers and some great rock & roll performers, all in a setting of breathtaking natural beauty, Squaw Valley USA in Lake… Continue reading Not Enough Rock & Yoga? Wanderlust Festival at Lake Tahoe coming up July 24-26
One of my favorite personal productivity and “art of living” sites on the web is Leo Babauta’s “Zen Habits”. Today, I’m mentioning this because he has a wonderful post entitled, “Love Life, Not Stuff” (link to Love Life, Not Stuff here) wherein he gives pointers on how to create a “lust for life instead of… Continue reading A few of my favorite things for today (yoga and all things between)
Share Yoga’s June Contest June is here. Month number six out of 12 in year 2009. Can you believe it? I am excited to announce this month’s contest. This month we’re giving away a Pink Yogitoes – a very cool and cute towel that sits on top of your yoga mat, measures 24″ x 68″… Continue reading Write a yoga haiku. Win a pink Yogitoes yoga towel!