Monthly Mantra

Sistering Yoga.

The Meditation Mantra of the Month is a concept that I can’t quite put into a single “yoga” word, despite searching through books & my own retreat bulletins.  The people in my classes know what I’m talking about because they know the sensation in their bodies. They have felt it. It’s the effect of sitting …

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Namaste On Repeat.

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to  recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope.  -Thomas Merton The plan was to have a Saturday Morning Retreat today, but only …

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And You Shall Love, And You Shall Love, And You Shall Love…

Say these words when you lie down and when you rise up, when you go out and when you return. In times of mourning and in times of joy. Inscribe them on your doorposts, embroider them on your garments, tattoo them on your shoulders teach them to your children, your neighbors, your enemies, recite them …

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Yogic Wisdom from the 80’s band .38 Special

The Meditation Mantra of the Month is “Aparigraha”. It’s the practice of non-grasping, non-possessiveness, or non-clinging; a loose grip. You might think right away about that box of old letters, mixed-tapes, sweatshirts, or diaries you have stashed away. Maybe you are holding on to those things because they are really important memories that you like …

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