Happy Easter! Well, it's Spring now, hard to tell, but it is. It's the time of year we do spring cleaning, to get rid of all the things we've accumulated over the winter to make room for something new. We associate this with the space with live in, but it's also needed in our body. We tend to be less active in the winter, might eat a bit more "comfort" food & before we can create something new within ourselves, it's time to get rid of the old. A cleanse is one way to do th
Happy Spring! I know it doesn't look like Spring, but each day is now getting a bit more light & we are waking up from Winter's hold. This time of year holds the excitement of new beginnings & growth & the release of things we no longer need. What seeds will you plant? We can use nature as a cue to how to create change & growth in our lives. Just like a seed holds all the possibility within it to become a plant, we have within us the possibility to become all we are meant
How do we find more balance in our lives? We always seem to be running from one thing to another & perhaps the only time we take a break is when we make it to our yoga class. As always, we can use our yoga practice to play with balance. It can be taken in a literal way, as in how do we balance in our asana (postures)? The left & right sides of our body are not the same as we use each side differently or we could have an injury on one side. Instead of thinking balance mea
Being in the moment, not so easy to do. Our thoughts go back into the past or jump forward to the future. Even myself I have found it hard not have my attention on Spring coming, I'm very excited as may of us are. It's not bad to reflect on our past or to have plans, goals or to be excited about things to come. But it's if we never take the time to come into NOW, we are missing life in it's essence.
All we have is THIS moment.
The intention of a yoga practice is to