Understand the Koshas and Discover 5 Deeper Dimensions of You

Understand the Koshas and Discover 5 Deeper Dimensions of You

You probably know the planets in our solar system, right?  OK, maybe not all of them off the top of your head (if so, your 5th-grade memory is WAY better than mine LOL), but if I said them, you’d probably recognize them. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter,...
4 Modern Ways to Deepen Your Svadhyaya (Self Study) Practice

4 Modern Ways to Deepen Your Svadhyaya (Self Study) Practice

Do you know any of those people who follow the Lunar Moon calendar as though their life depended on it?  Additionally, anytime there’s a “special moon event”, such as a full moon or super moon, the person makes it a point to group message all their yogi friends...
What are Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras?

What are Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras?

If you’ve ever done a Yoga Teacher Training or are looking to do one, you’ve most likely heard about the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali as part of the teacher training.  Hey, maybe you’ve even heard me mention them once or twice in past posts! (I talk about them a lot.) You...
Why Ahimsa (Non-Violence) Improves All Areas of Your Life

Why Ahimsa (Non-Violence) Improves All Areas of Your Life

A while back in a yoga class I attended while living in New York, the yoga teacher cued us into Salamba Sirsasana II (Tripod Headstand). My heart sank a little. I knew I could do it, but every time I do the pose I end up with a huge pain along my thoracic spine no...
What Is Santosha? Yoga’s Philosophy of Happiness.

What Is Santosha? Yoga’s Philosophy of Happiness.

Hands up if your life is exactly perfect in every way and you have everything you’ve ever wanted and nothing bad has ever happened in your life. Yeah, me neither. But here’s the thing: That doesn’t mean I don’t like my life! It doesn’t mean I’m not happy with where my...