This is my neighbor’s dog, a sweet golden retriever puppy with a spiritual side. Like most dogs, she has no trouble meditating. She stops to smell the flowers. And she knows that each day is an amazing blessing. For more lessons from Vivi, visit her mom’s Flickr stream. I know I get lots of inspiration from it.
Spoiled people are all the same. They spend way too much time complaining about how horrible things in their lives are when—let’s face it—their lives seem unbelievably amazing to everyone else. That’s why we hate them. And, frankly, that’s one of the things that I hate most about myself. I’m a whiner. Here are a few of some of my… Read More
OK. I admit it. I have a yoga fashion addiction. It started out innocently enough. I had enrolled in a teacher training course and was required to practice at least six times a week. So my two pair of ratty sweat pants and old T-shirt collection weren’t going to cut it. Although I hated to spend money on clothes to… Read More
In one of my yoga classes this week, my teacher said, “Don’t stop breathing.” It’s a perfectly normal thing to say in a yoga class, and I’m sure I’ve heard it a bazillion times. But for some reason, on this occasion, instead of helping me to focus on my breath and internal heat a song popped into my head. It… Read More
6. You would NEVER attend a yoga class at the YMCA or a [insert name of a type of yoga you have an aversion to here] studio. 7. When you’re tired of doing a particular pose, you stop the entire class to shout out, “Could I have another pose to work on, please?” (Unless, of course, you have an injury… Read More
1.You take your yoga practice for granted, and don’t realize how incredibly lucky you are that this practice is a part of your life. 2. You get upset if your teacher gives the student next to you more adjustments than you. 3. You feel personally violated when you hear someone refer to a bolster as a “pillow” or a blanket… Read More