Surfboard Pose

21 09, 2018

September 18 Restore

2018-09-21T14:02:16+00:00

Last week, I shared with each of you an abundance of yoga philosophy in the shape of the Yamas and Niyamas.  I realized that implementing and practicing these virtues can be overwhelming.  Maybe it is best to target one that you want to work on in your life for awhile.  Practicing with one concept at [...]

September 18 Restore2018-09-21T14:02:16+00:00
28 06, 2018

June 26 Restore – Sinking into the Quiet

2018-06-28T15:40:56+00:00

Gary Kraftsow Presentation What a two week whirlwind I've had.  I started off at SYTAR (Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research) in Reston, VA for 4 days followed by a short hiatus to Mt. Vernon and then onto Yogaville to assist my teacher, Nischala Joy Devi, with her Healing Relationship course. My experience [...]

June 26 Restore – Sinking into the Quiet2018-06-28T15:40:56+00:00
21 09, 2017

September 19

2017-12-30T13:03:42+00:00

Letting It Go(some advice from our Disney friends)Source: Good Housekeeping, September 2017BreathBreath of JoyFrom standing mountain, inhale and bring arms out in front, continue to inhale as you swing arms horizontally by your side, then continue with inhalation as you again swing arms out front, finally exhale as you forward fold and arms come down [...]

September 192017-12-30T13:03:42+00:00
13 01, 2017

January 10 Restore

2017-01-13T09:46:00+00:00

Velveteen PrinciplesAdvice from a Rabbit (On the Way to Being Real)I just finished unloading my books from an old relic of a bookshelf onto a new bookshelf, and came across a book that my mom gave me years ago but I never read - The Velveteen Principles, A Guide to Becoming Real by Toni Raiten-S'Antonio. [...]

January 10 Restore2017-01-13T09:46:00+00:00
9 06, 2016

June 7 Restore

2016-06-09T14:47:00+00:00

The last remnants of my oldest daughter's high school career are seen on our couch.  Every school day since middle school, she has placed her backpack on that couch, so that she could grab it on her way out.  Early on, I could be seen walking her to the bus stop. A year later that [...]

June 7 Restore2016-06-09T14:47:00+00:00
12 11, 2015

November 10 Restore Series

2015-11-12T15:11:00+00:00

The sound of healing, the sound of the universe entering the inner world of my ears.  This is what surrounds me as I set out to work on my blog.  I am gaga over this new app discovery of www.mynoise.net.  I am not 100% sure of how to work the tones, drones, sounds, overlapping, etc. quite [...]

November 10 Restore Series2015-11-12T15:11:00+00:00
24 04, 2015

April 21 Restore Series

2015-04-24T10:42:00+00:00

I am not even going to comment on this weather. Not going there, no way, no how.  Okay, just a short commentary. I am going through a process of rethinking about our current cool weather.  Maybe we are not "owed" a spring of warmer weather.   I am trying to get out of the prevalent [...]

April 21 Restore Series2015-04-24T10:42:00+00:00
20 11, 2014

November 18 Restore Series

2014-11-20T16:25:00+00:00

Brrr...Baby it's cold out there.  Deceivingly cold. From my warm house, I see sunshine, plenty of it.  So I go for a walk, round a corner in the neighborhood and wham the wind hits me.  Now I am warm again and grateful.  Grateful for the warmth of my home but also grateful for my brisk [...]

November 18 Restore Series2014-11-20T16:25:00+00:00
17 10, 2014

October 14 Restore Series

2014-10-17T07:49:00+00:00

Love this pic of the Hall of MirrorsGet out those pens my friends.  I have been a scribbling monkey lately as I deal with a loss in my life.  It has been very helpful to put it all down on paper. The murkiness of my thoughts and feelings become clearer as I journal as I [...]

October 14 Restore Series2014-10-17T07:49:00+00:00
19 06, 2014

June 10 & June 17 Restore Series

2014-06-19T12:16:00+00:00

I am playing catch-up on the blog today as I combine our June 10th & June 17th classes in this blog.  Now you will have a full slate of poses, breath and inspiration.  Enjoy!  And as we wind down our Restore series until our return in September, I invite you to visit the blog for [...]

June 10 & June 17 Restore Series2014-06-19T12:16:00+00:00