Sthira & Sukha

Sthira & Sukha

By: Monica Ott Sthira Sukham Asanam: “Asana is a steady, comfortable posture” -2.46 The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali “I mean, it feels good. Is it supposed to?” This was a response I got today from a regular student (who was in a reclined pose,...
Being Receptive

Being Receptive

By: Stephanie Miller-Kopyar   ‘Om Namah Shivaya gurave nada1bindu1kalatmane niranjana1padam yati nityam yatra parayanah’ Salutations to the nadam, which is the inner guide and the inner life, the dispenser of happiness to all. It is the inner guru...
July Focus- Sovereignty

July Focus- Sovereignty

By: Suzanne Scholten Sovereignty -supreme power or authority  Boundary– a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line. a limit of a subject or sphere of activity. Sutra 1:16 The highest level of non-attachment, leading to self-realization, takes place...
Pitta Season

Pitta Season

By: Monica Ott As we approach the official start of Summer this month, Pitta season is slowly arising. In Ayurveda, the ancient science/wisdom of life, the term Pitta refers to the energy of Fire and Water. Since Fire and Water are naturally antagonistic elements,...
Kapha Dosha & Spring Detox

Kapha Dosha & Spring Detox

By: Tara Hoxha As we learn to harness the magical energies of nature and live by and with each season, we experience a more balanced body, mind and spirit. Before we became industrialized as a culture, people have been looking to the seasons and living this way since...
Kula: A Community of the Heart

Kula: A Community of the Heart

By: Suzanne Scholten When I was young, living on a farm in Iowa, I remember lying on my back in the tall broom grass with my eyes closed, allowing my body to feel the vibrations of the ground shaking from the Sioux Indians riding. I opened my ears to their cries of...