Yoga & Snowshoeing? Yep!

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I forgot how intense and wildly invigorating an hour of snowshoeing can be. Plowing through a foot and a half of fresh angelic snow this morning, up and down the endless undulating hills of the neighboring golf course, took every ounce of power and perseverance I could muster. Of course, my son Ben and our […]

Using Mantra To Awaken The Heart

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When we have turned our attention inward to the Cave of the Heart, we can begin to taste the nectar of unconditional love. It may come as a subtle sensation at first, in fits and spurts, seeping through the gaps in the armoring of our Heart. As our awareness of this internal source deepens, the ego-mind […]

The Road Map to Salvation Through Mantra (Snatam Kaur in Concert HERE, May 12-13)

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How can we really enjoy this life? How can we really enjoy being in our bodies, in this rib cage? We must have the capacity to have a still and quiet mind. Because the joy is there. This innocence is there. The love is there. We become too ravaged in our own insecurity, our own […]

Flying With Faith, Not Fear

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“I don’t live in fear. All good experiences have come from trusting the universe. There is no other way to live or love.”  Olivia Wilde My faith and trust in the universe continues to deepen; especially during uncertain times. This inspiring quote from one of my favorite celebs, the lovely Olivia Wilde, arrived right on […]

“Where There Is Love, There Is No Question”

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“Where there is love, there is no question.”  ~ Yogi Bhajan When I first encountered Yogi Bhajan’s quote, “Where there is love, there is no question,” I was filled with confusion. Sometimes I would doubt my relationship, for example, and ask myself, “Does this mean what I have isn’t love?” After a long while of […]

Let’s Go! Eleven Days, Eleven Minutes, A Whole Lotta Love!

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“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest…” When I first began teaching at Karma Yoga (almost three years ago), Katherine Austin, owner of the studio, said to me “It will be interesting to see where you are with your teaching a year or two […]

Healing The World: Transforming Negativity To Love

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“It is possible that the next Buddha will not take the form of an individual. The next Buddha may take the form of a community – a community practicing understanding and loving kindness, a community practicing mindful living. This may be the most important thing we can do for the survival of the earth.” – […]

Kundalini Yoga To Help Get It Together

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“Get it together!” is something we all tell ourselves every now and then. Sometimes life throws a lot at us, and it can become stressful to try to juggle everything we’ve been handed. The mind can become unfocussed, and our emotions can start to run wild. When you can’t seem to figure out how to […]

Two Powerful Inspirations: 1) Do Not Let Go Of Your Peace Of Mind 2) Your Heart Is The Seat Of Understanding

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Yogi Bhajan said, “My request to you is do not let your calmness go. Do not let your peace of mind go. Be with the Guru through this time. Your spirit shall be content, and out of that contentment you’ll find yourself with a lot of richness. It is very essential at this time. The […]

Right Here. Right Now.

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Eating mindfully and applying atha to your practice. I have been deeply inspired in my daily life by the very first sutra in the classic text called Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The arrangement in which the sutras are placed is related to their significance, so the very first word in the first yoga sutra is […]