yoga

Mindfulness is not about doing but a way of being

One of the regular presentations I do to corporations or to health institutions is on the subject of mindfulness – specifically titled, “Myths of Mindfulness.”  The presentation usually begins with defining the differences between the words “meditation” and “mindfulness.”...Read More

Yoga – a way to get reacquainted with the floor

When I started taking yoga classes it became obvious very quickly how many decades it had been since I was on the floor…intentionally.  Sure, when my kids were much smaller I would get down on the floor and play...Read More

“That’s how winning is done.”

You may have heard the monologue from the movie, “Rocky Balboa” which was released in 2006?  It goes like this: “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean...Read More

Attending to too many pots

We all have our own unique challenges that impede us from reaching our goals.  The sage Patanjali, wrote about the Eight Limbs of Yoga as a pathway to experience nirvana and attaining freedom from samsara (cycle of birth and...Read More

Understanding the origins of Meditation and Mindfulness

As somebody who guides meditation classes several days a week, I find  I am often answering questions about, not only the difference between meditation and mindfulness, but also other questions such as the origins of the practices, health benefits,...Read More