What is Keeping You From Your Happy Place?

My apologies for interrupting our posts on the mudras however, this is important. Today my anxiety and depression would not be quiet.  Starting with work, phone call after phone call, yelling, complaining, the blaming!  23 new emails?! I have not finished filtering what came through over the weekend.  My anxiety screaming how terrible I am … Continue reading What is Keeping You From Your Happy Place?

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Mudra for the Third Chakra

Writing in yellow today, the color that correlates with our solar plexus, chakra three.  As we move through the Mudras and the Chakras, today we move up to our third chakra.   This mudra is recommended to be practiced for 5 - 15 minutes, twice a day.  This mudra aids in balancing our third chakra, … Continue reading Mudra for the Third Chakra

Meditate, You Can Quiet the World Around You

There seems to be this impression out there that you must meditate in a candle lit, quiet room, on a pillow, surrounded by nothing that will provoke a thought.  No.  Do we not meditate to quiet the mind, find inner peace and enlightenment, become present, or to set an intention.  I could go one forever … Continue reading Meditate, You Can Quiet the World Around You

Repost – Being Present While Dealing with Anxiety

Since I began my yoga journey a few years ago, I began to hear the terms “be present” and “let that s#%! go” a lot. I suffer from depression and anxiety, I refused to see anyone for it after I became an adult and stopped taking all medications. “This chick is nuts”, yea, probably. I […] … Continue reading Repost – Being Present While Dealing with Anxiety

Incorporating Meditation into Your Yoga Practice

Have you been wanting to incorporate meditation into your yoga practice however, are unsure of where to begin?  The beauty is, within your practice the tools are already there.  As you begin your journey, study, practice, it will become easier.   We have discussed this before but, being present is key.  Often times the difficulty … Continue reading Incorporating Meditation into Your Yoga Practice

Being Present as a Yoga Teacher and Beyond

Through the study of yoga, you learn much about being present.  Our yoga practice helps us achieve this presence and peace within ourselves.  But, what about as a teacher? I met with a group of fellow yoga teachers the other day as we discussed this subject.  As teachers, we are to teach, no?  But, if … Continue reading Being Present as a Yoga Teacher and Beyond