FOMO & FOF

FOMO & FOF

By: Liz Ortiz In yoga philosophy, we learn that the greatest causes of our own suffering are due to mental obstacles known as the Kleshas (poisons in Sanskrit).  These mental obstacles, when active, serve as the motivation for what we do, while keeping us from a sense...
Prana Vayu

Prana Vayu

By: Stephanie Miller “At its heart, hatha yoga is more than just flexibility or strength in postures; it is the management of prana, the vital life force that animates all levels of being. Prana enables the body to move and the mind to think. It is the intelligence...
November Focus: Mindfulness

November Focus: Mindfulness

By:Stephanie Miller Close your eyes for a moment.  Take a few slow breaths to help you center and relax and then open your eyes again.  Upon opening your eyes,scan the room and notice the colors, textures, shapes, and sounds.  Don’t label anything just simply notice. ...
Vata Season

Vata Season

By: Monica Ott ‘Om Sarvapranaya Vidhmahe Yashtihastaya Dhimahi Thanno Vayuh Prachodayat.’ Om, Let me meditate on the life-giving air. One who holds the scepter, give me higher intellect, and let the God of Winds illuminate my mind.” This particular...
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,...