Let the dead leaves drop

I really love that Rumi quote. “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” It’s such a great metaphor for allowing things that no longer serve us to drop and drift away. As humans, we have a tendency to hold on to old news. We hold on to past...

100 Days of Yoga – Day 4 – Body and Mind Connection

4/100 ~ Body/Mind Connection. I want to introduce this concept early in my 100-day project because it is such an important part of cultivating a healing yoga practice. The word YOGA is a Sanskrit word that means union or yoke. Think of all these parts as a whole: body...

The other side of surrender

It’s said that we teach what we need to learn, so carrying the same theme for the yoga classes I lead throughout the week has been a great way for me to grow. I’ll introduce the theme in my Tuesday evening class and by the time I reach my Friday morning practice, I’m...