I realized today that I have forgotten all about keeping up with my blog. Life has taken over, and I find my attention going in many different directions – writing new music, editing current music, teaching yoga, practicing yoga, a little cardio, and a kitchen remodel. But I realized that it all comes down to […]

Music and Yoga: Letting Go

The idea of “letting go” can be a scary concept for some of us.  In our society, letting go of something might imply that we are giving up control, and we don’t like to give up control over moments and things in our lives.  But yoga teaches us that it’s okay to let go; to […]

Yoga: Ahimsa (Non-Violence) – the art of support vs. help

This week I’ve been focusing on the the idea of support vs. help in my continuing study of the yama Ahimsa (non-violence).  In continuing to read Deborah Adele’s book, she says that “there is nothing to fix or save in another; there is only the gift of listening.”  When we interfere in others’ lives; ie […]

Yoga: The Yamas – Ahimsa (non-violence) and finding Balance

As a yoga teacher I strive to bring great classes to my students – inspiring sequences, peak poses, setting intentions, and in general a class that they can hopefully walk away learning something about themselves.  But I also try to bring some of yoga’s philosophies to class, and have started a journey to begin to […]