Although the Sanskrit name for sitting in a basic cross-legged position, Sukhasana, translates to “Easy pose,” sitting still with crossed legs can actually prove to be quite challenging. Since a… Read More→
New Year’s Eve is always a time for reflection, introspection and celebration. As I look back on this last year I am so grateful for all that I have accomplished… Read More→
This new year my intention is to cultivate more Sattva (equanimity) in my life. Sattva is one of the three gunas (qualities) that together create the essential aspects of all… Read More→
Mula bandha is one of the three “locks” used in hatha yoga to locally contain the flow of energy or prana. The three bandhas are typically used in advanced pranayama,… Read More→
In the Hindu pantheon, the mother goddess Lakshmi is a symbol of beauty, prosperity and good fortune. The wife and feminine counterpart of the god Vishnu, Lakshmi brings spiritual and… Read More→
Many of us attend yoga classes to stretch and lengthen our muscles, dreaming of the day our hips may finally allow us to wriggle into a full lotus pose or… Read More→
Vissudha Chakra is the purification center and is located at the throat. It is represented by the color blue and a crescent within a 16 petaled lotus, and its issues… Read More→
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