Join me and Ossi Raveh, May 27 – June 3, 2023, at Sicilian Spirit yoga and retreat center, located in Madonie, Sicily. The Masseria is a certified organic farm and retreat center in a 17th century farmhouse, surrounded by 25 hectares of a lush private park. There will be daily morning asana practice in theContinue reading “sicily retreat – may 2023”
Join Ossi Raveh and I on our Winter retreat in Baja Mexico, January 29 — February 4, 2023, at the beautiful Yandara Institute. We’ll explore the yamas and niyamas; our ethical practices of yoga. They are guidelines for how we treat ourselves and the world around us. Feeling stuck? These moral precepts help us gainContinue reading “baja mexico retreat – january 2023”
I had the great pleasure of having a conversation with Yael Ginzburg at Yanadara Yoga Retreat Center in Baja, Mexico earlier this year in March. Give a listen and let me know how a feels to lighten up!
When Great Trees Fall By Maya Angelou When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded beyond fear. When great souls die, the air around us becomes light, rare,Continue reading “When Great Trees Fall”
The chakra system is a bridge between: heaven and earth, inner and outer, above and below, mind and body. The chakras form a ladder allowing us to climb to heaven or get down to earth. The goal of the chakra system is about wholeness and integration. It is a template for transformation and a formulaContinue reading “baja, mexico retreat – march 2022”
I’ve been saying this to folks in my circle for the past few months. In the West we don’t deal with grief particularly well. We want it done and over with; whether it’s others or ourselves. Well, it just doesn’t work that way. Click through to read the article. For some, the tools we haveContinue reading “What You’re Feeling is Grief”
How did a couple, Gennaro Brooks-Church and his then-partner, Loretta Gendville, who built an empire of yoga studios, vegan restaurants, and homes with “living walls” end up as pandemic villains? — Read on http://www.thecut.com/2020/08/1214-dean-street-brooklyn-landlords.html
As the last hours of Summer slip into Autumn, no doubt this message finds you moving back towards a bit of “routine” (whatever that means these days) in your life. While I’ve been teaching through the pandemic, the start of Autumn has offered me the opportunity to add a new class to my schedule. BeginningContinue reading “New Class!”
Navigating day to day life is a challenge for all of us. How can we gain mastery over our choices? How do we gain skill when we feel stuck? How do we move deeper into a richer, fuller life? Yoga comes with a set of ethical disciplines giving you direction toward a well lived life.Continue reading “Ethics of Yoga”
On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, calling for an end to racism. In June of this year, VICE TV produced this video. A worthy view today on the 57th anniversary of the the March on Washington.