As a cup-is-always-half-full, silver-lining, eternal-optimist type of gal, the phrase NEW YEAR, NEW YOU makes me cringe. As much as I love the idea of a New Year, New You, from an Eastern Medicine perspective, it’s misleading and impossible. It implies you haven’t been YOU all this time in 2015, 2016, 2017...and poof, all … Continue reading How to make 2018 the most badass yet
We are different and we need our differences in order to be uniquely our own self. But there exists an illusion that differences equal bad and since we do not want to support the "bad" we disconnect. The illusion exists that because you are different, we cannot connect, or share similar experiences, bond, or have discussions regarding our differences. The illusion is just that, a false veil.
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?