Every day we begin as yoga practice, we begin for the first time from the place we are in. We have another opportunity simultaneously to critically assess and more optimally align and accept how we came to be in that… (READ MORE)
Be very mindful (in yoga terms, practice discrimination (viveka)) if you decide to study with anyone promising such things.
Refining how and to what we say “yes” and “no” in the world is one of the purposes of the yoga practices. The dedicated yogin seeks ever-growing discernment (viveka) of his or her own limits for the purpose of living… (READ MORE)
I just received a yoga email advertising classes and workshops that quoted a well-respected teacher as saying not to listen to your mind and to listen only to your heart. I respectfully disagree. I do believe that if we listen… (READ MORE)
With compassion, love, and discrimination (in yoga viveka), we can do far more–for ourselves individually and for society and the planet’s ecosystem as a whole. If you haven’t already, please get out and vote. Peace and light, E — Posted… (READ MORE)
I’d seen a photo on-line, and discussion before and after a friend took to the street and the park to write exhortations, prayers, pleas. I might not have seen it live had it not been directly on my way home… (READ MORE)
Deferring gratification may make sense for all sorts of reasons–pursuing a goal, keeping on a budget, sticking to a healthful diet or lifestyle. But even if you are with discrimination (in yoga terms viveka) choosing to defer gratification… Peace and… (READ MORE)
Learning when something is trash, as opposed to something to reuse, repurpose, or recycle is a true and subtle exercise of discrimination. Peace and light, E — Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.
The tantric yoga philosophy ascribes the characteristic of svatantriya or ultimate freedom to the energy that infuses all of us. We all want to be free, but when we get stuck in our embodiment, forgetting that we ourselves are manifestations… (READ MORE)