Are You Ready to Go Beyond Asana?

One of the greatest benefits of being a yoga teacher is that it makes me a diligent student. Each month I use the Focus of the Month set by the studio where I teach to explore different aspect of yoga’s philosophical and ethical offerings.  I hunt down related lessons in classic yogic texts along with research studies in positive psychology […]

Listen: Yoga Class Playlist March

Here’s an excerpt of one of my favorite one-hour class playlists that beautifully supports the month’s focus “Let Go.” Two of the songs are new discoveries for me:  Hilary Grist’s captivating cover of Can’t Always Get What You Want and Krishnabai’s gorgeous version of Gayatri Mantra. Length of the complete playlist is about 45 minutes […]

Is fear keeping you from daring to fail?

“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” ~ John F. Kennedy The dismay of being seen, exposed and open to criticism is one of the many fears that can keep us from exploring and sharing our creative selves. Brené Brown, the expert on the power of vulnerability, shares her insights on how to deal […]