There has been an idea for a yoga book brewing in me for years. Although I have it clearly laid out in my brain, the purpose and intention is there, I still think... but there is SO MUCH yoga crap out there already (well, it's not crap, but you know what I mean)... why add… Continue reading The Gentle Way
Yoga Nidra is a full body and mind relaxation. Most yoga classes include a 'sivasana' at the end of class. Ideally this a minimum of 5 minutes long, but is rarely longer then 15 minutes. The purpose of sivasana is to give the body the opportunity to integrate the benefits of your yoga practice. Without… Continue reading What Is Yoga Nidra?
As we come to the seventh step, I realize we have almost completed this journey through the eight-fold-path of yoga! The sixth step was concentration and focus, so our next step is when those efforts are no longer efforts, and you are just present in the ceaseless waves of pure experience and presence. This is Dhyana, or… Continue reading The Seventh Step: Meditate