If you tend to be hyper empath like me, and have a hard time listening to the news without feeling depressed, there is no better fix than the words of the Dalai Lama: “Empathy is simply experiencing another’s emotion. Compassion is a more empowered state where we want what is best for the other person. If we see a person who is being crushed by … Continue reading Best remedy for empaths – delivered by the Dalai Lama
I was wondering if my projects were on the right path when my eyes met this special ladder. As I leaned closer, I could hear it whispering ” keep on working with intention and attention. the only way is up“. In response to Mundane Monday Challenge, a very inspiring way to start the week by exercising our eyes to become more mindful. Wishing you all … Continue reading Mundane Monday: The only way is up
We all know we need to take our practice seriously, be properly aligned, articulate our breathing with our moves .. But I feel that we too often forget to leave the door open to some fun: it’s ok to laugh (discretely) at the ways some teachers overdo everything (as if they just had been released from the most radical ashram), or to be on your … Continue reading Yoginspiration: Let the FUN begin!
The flavour of this week practice : balancing and grounding 🙏🏻 Continue reading Yoginspiration: standing grounded
Flavor of the week: exploration … let’s open our heart, bend, and find a graceful balance on and off the mat 🙏🏻 I love playing around with my Yoga wheel. It is such a great props, and it makes my wholw body smile. My favorite is number 19, what a great heart opener to start the week. Number 4 is a close second. When I … Continue reading Yoginspiration : rolling
It’s perfectly OK if the only exercise you’ll get today is flipping the pages of a book or stirring your tea or smiling with friends. Wellbeing means your WHOLE body. Make sure your soul is getting as much exercise as your guts 🙏🏻 How about your my friends, what is your favorite way to take care of your soul? Continue reading Some Mondays are made of this
The “mantra” I keep on repeating to my students: Be interested in How you go. Not How Far you go . So you can naturally connect your breath, your body and your mind. This Weekly Photo Challenge actually prompted my intention for this week yoga practice: To hold to a standard of grace, and forget about perfection. Namaste everyone 🙏🏻 (In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge on Graceful) Continue reading Every Yogi is graceful
I always start my yoga classes by setting an intention for my practice. To make it simple, an intention is is a guiding principle for how you want to live, and a way to bring heart and mind into alignment. Some times I chose mindfulness, especially on Friday when the kids have used all my stock of patience. I would start my practice with this quality … Continue reading Let’s set our intention for the week!