Ahimsa – Nonviolence/Nonharming

During our recent annual winter retreats in Tulum, Mexico, we discussed the Yamas, those suggested restraints that are one of the cornerstones of Yoga philosophy. As the Yamas lay out a vision of the highest possibilities of our existence they

Who do I want to be moving forward?

As we move into a new year our thoughts often move toward making commitments to ourselves. It’s like answering the question: who do I want to be as I move into this next year? As I was thinking about this

Thanksgiving and Well-Being

Namaste Dear Pod – What a beautiful Thanksgiving holiday we had and a great reminder to give thanks every day of the year. Giving thanks is showing and connecting with gratitude and GRATITUDE is one of the most powerful tools

It takes practice

It takes practice to fine-tune our attention and change ingrained habits such as these. However, it is worth it — proper alignment and action in the feet and legs provide a strong support system from which the spine can extend,

Starting out

Starting out Become aware of how your feet and legs carry you around in simple daily activities. What are your habits of posture and movement as you stand, sit and move? In order to seek relief from pain, first deepen

Imagine this…

Imagine this… the joyous, exhilarating, rejuvenating act of moving freely. Your arms swing, your hips are open, you bend over and reach up effortlessly. You feel nothing in your back whether you’re standing or sitting for hours or pushing yourself