Yoga teacher Caitlin Renz provides two practices for you to start your new year off in the right direction. By applying these simple daily practices, you can make this the best year yet!
Every New Years thousands of people worldwide create a resolution for themselves for the year to come. This “goal” is usually set around health and happiness and may include shedding a few pounds, getting organized, or making time each day for numero uno (that’s you!). As January slips by, many still incorporate their resolution or… Continue reading Living With Intention
This month our theme is Discipline, which is a fundamental part of any yoga practice. We continue our conversation around tapas and discipline at this Friday’s Yoga Chat.
Here are some questions for yoga students and yoga teachers that we will discuss more during the live chat.
I had a physical asana practice for over 15 years before I actually understood the role of intention in yoga. I recall instructors in New York City in the early 1990’s asking us to “dedicate our practice to someone.” Gradually things changed and we were asked to “call to mind our intention” at the beginning… Continue reading Learn How To Manifest Your Intentions With Yoga Nidra
Ganesha is often called the Remover of Obstacles, but if you look deeper into his story, you will see that he can also put obstacles in your path. So a more accurate title might be Manager of Obstacles. Some yogis even call Ganesha the Revealer of Possibilities. And isn’t this closer to the truth of… Continue reading How to Ride a Crocodile
It’s a New Year and a lot of us our building our “To Do” lists with new goals and resolutions. For our first yoga chat of 2015, we would like discuss how to create “bite size” intentions for big impact.
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I’ve decided to become good at conversation. You know what Larry King says about that? He says the best way to be good at conversation is to be interested. And interesting. Hmmm. What makes you interesting? Speaking from the heart. Speaking about things that actually matter to you, that are on your mind, that you are passionate about. And… Continue reading The Yoga of Conversation: Speak from the Heart
The gurgles of the baby, that innocent smile, the little hand that beckons and the tongue that rolls out a sound , ‘Mumma’ …’papa’. Yes! Parenthood is a delightful journey. It is full of experiences that urge us to nurture and cherish the little bundle of joy in our arms. It begins with a… Continue reading Meditation for Better Parenting
Life isn’t about avoiding pain, feelings – any feeling! Even uncomfortable feelings like hunger, addiction, craving, fear, anxiety, depression. It is about learning to lean into those feelings, relax into them, wrap them in compassion, and then send them on their way. In meditation, we practice being with our thoughts – outside them, not inside… Continue reading Working with Uncomfortable Feelings
Gratitude seems to be one of the few transformational practices that unites people beyond beliefs and words—beyond nation, race, and tribe. It is really this simple: When you have a heart full of gratitude, your behavior is positive and kind, and when your heart is full of negative emotions, it is because you have lost… Continue reading Discover the Power of Gratitude