meditation, yoga, yoga philosophy

Tending the Fire of Tapas

(artwork by Yehrin Tong) Namaste! These last couple of days I have been noticing allot more resistance in myself than usual to getting ANYTHING done. I have been asking myself all sorts of questions to try and understand why. Was it a planetary shift? Maybe. Am I secretly mad at someone? I don’t think so.… Continue reading Tending the Fire of Tapas

yoga philosophy

Philosophy for the Urban Yogi

Namaste! I return to you from India with a full heart and a more quiet mind. Taking the time to step outside of my "western world self" is never something I regret doing. Thank you so much for making this possible! Without you, I am not sure that it would have happened at all. I… Continue reading Philosophy for the Urban Yogi

Travel Yoga, yoga, yoga philosophy

Dharma to Moksha; A Lesson for Yogis from an Avid Traveler.

The ancient and new-ancient yogis agree, no life is completely lived without the achievement of the four following goals. Dharma: the goal of fulfilling the duties assigned to us by our positions in society; Artha: the goal of accumulating possessions in the course of fulfilling our Dharma; Kama: the goal of satisfying legitimate desires with… Continue reading Dharma to Moksha; A Lesson for Yogis from an Avid Traveler.