As January comes to a close and New Year’s resolutions begin to lose steam, helpful advice abounds: Use positive affirmations. Visualize a successful outcome. Find a workout buddy. Good suggestions,… Read More→
The controversy over a yoga program offered in Encinitas, CA public elementary schools continued to escalate in a board meeting last month. About sixty offended parents argue the classes look… Read More→
If you couldn’t resist checking your horoscope to see what the new year holds, you’re not alone. Astrology is firmly embedded in popular culture, familiar as one-size-fits-most newspaper horoscopes and… Read More→
Do you experience “negative, unwanted thoughts” that may hinder your New Year’s resolutions? A new study in the journal, Psychological Science, suggests that writing down such thoughts, and subsequently discarding… Read More→
What a memorable year in yoga! We’ve seen stories ranging from controversial to inspirational and everything in between. We look back and highlight some of the year’s most noteworthy topics.
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These days, my practice is teaching me to embrace imperfection: to have compassion for all the ways things haven't turned out as I planned, in my body and in my life – for the ways things keep falling apart, and failing, and breaking down. It's less about fixing things, and more about learning to be present for exactly what is.