When the hustle and bustle of the holiday season grabs you by the arm, neck, throat, or well, you know what, rather than fight back, smile at it this year and say, “Thank you.” Huh? Thank you??? Yep, “Thank You!” with a big smile of course. With this week being Thanksgiving we are constantly being … Continue reading Gratitude as an Act of Devotion
At some point during my studies in Yoga, Oriental Medicine, Hawaiian Healing and Ayurveda a teacher once shared with me, “Until you can see Love in all things, until you can Love all people, you’re not ready to practice this medicine.” I remember being floored, my gut turned inside out (at the time, not good … Continue reading What “yoga is” to me.
Another blog discovered in my archives from January 10, 2010. About two years ago, I was sitting with a close group of soul-sisters who are dedicated, beautiful, and ridiculously funny Change Leaders from the non-profit organization, Shakti Rising, in San Diego. It was during a fun night of honoring the sacred feminine, speaking our Dharma, … Continue reading You are the difference!
Another blog I wrote on February 15, 2008. It seems just as relevant now as before, except technology has advanced to the nth degree. May you find some "aha" moments nonetheless. Ancient Wisdom reminds us, “What we see on the outside is a direct mirror reflection of the inside.” I sat on a Friday night, … Continue reading Computer Age or Human Age?
For thousands of years*, Yoga and Ayurveda have been used to heal, transform and balance the human body, mind, and thus, Spirit. Through globalization, both have spread worldwide assisting people in reclaiming their health and well-being by promoting daily practices to create health, rather than relying on a magic pill. Both systems were suppressed in India … Continue reading The Synergy of Yoga and Ayurveda
Airuuveeda? huh? Let's start at the beginning. Say it with me. "Eye-ru" "Vay-duh"..."eye-ru-vay-duh." Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word. Ayur = Life, longevity Veda = Science, Wisdom or The Way. Therefore, Ayurveda is the science of life or science of longevity. It is a traditional form of medicine still practiced by medical professionals, researched, and … Continue reading What is Ayurveda?
Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning “Yoke” or "Union." Yoga, as we know it in the west, is a physical practice of moving the body in a variety of postures, known as asana. At the end of your class, sometimes sweaty, sometimes very gentle and restorative, you will lie on your back known as savasana for … Continue reading What is Yoga?
Last night I rediscovered "What's your Passion?" from past blogs on an older website. On the memorial date that changed the world's events forever, and thus our lives, I felt it was appropriate to repost it. Especially now as the spouse of an active duty Marine Corps Infantry Officer, I find this post more meaningful … Continue reading What’s your Passion?