Note 9/2018

Namaste Beautiful Hearts, I am enjoying the break in the humidity and the refreshing nip of autumn. It offers another reminder to yield to the patterns of transition that create rhythms in my life. Looking closely at these rhythms I see the teachings of yoga everywhere. Nature’s cycle of birth, growth, death and decay holds, […]

Advice from a Tree – a poem to share

Dear Friend, Stand Tall and Proud Sink your roots deeply into the Earth Reflect the light of a greater source Think long term Go out on a limb Remember your place among all living beings Embrace with joy the changing seasons For each yields its own abundance The Energy and Birth of Spring The Growth […]

Celebrating the Change of Seasons

Autumn 2014 Celebrating the Change of Seasons As the evenings cool and the smell of wild grapes delight my senses, I experience a low hum of resistence and a feeling of exhilaration emerging at once. I love the long full days of summer. Sunny walks on the beach, paddles on the water, veggies on the […]

Gentle Chair Yoga for Everybody

Gentle Chair Yoga for Everybody

Rejuvenation Yoga for optimal well-being – a gentle chair Yoga class Forget about having to get up and down form the floor and enjoy all the benefits of Yoga in this gentle and effective class. Much of the Yoga seen in contemporary media seems out of reach for the “average” body never mind for those […]

Ramblings, November 9, 2010

The leaves have fallen, the geese are gathering and there is a cold chill in the air. Winter is arriving in New England and once again the season calls on me to slow down and spend sometime inside. I have always experienced winter as a time of incubation. Not only do I find myself reigniting […]

Standing in Truth…

Standing in Truth...

The image to the right was taken at the “hands across the sand” event in Narragansett Pier on Saturday June 26, 2010. Although attendance at the event was smaller then I anticipated, I was very happy to be there. It is easy to take a stand in the face of  human suffering as we did […]

Video: Stroke of Insight

This is a moving and provocative look at left and right brain functioning and how it impacts the way we perceive and interact with the world. It demonstrates our capacity to directly experience our interconnectedness with all of life. This is available to all of us, in the moment. It is not reserved for mystics […]

Embracing Possibility – By Ellen Schaeffer

Where do you see yourself in five years, one year, one week, or one day? This can be a difficult question to answer, but it is imperative that you hold vision for your life. Without vision, your life shifts into idle. When you have an idea or vision for what you want to manifest in […]

Adayashanti – A Spiritual Exploration

Adayashanti - A Spiritual Exploration

Sangha can be loosely translated as a gathering or community. In this light, we will be coming together as a community to meditate and discuss the teaching of Adayashanti. Adayashanti is one of the premier spiritual teachers of this time. His teachings are refreshingly clear and absent of dogma. He clears a path for understanding […]

Integrative Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Outline and Schedule

Saturday Teacher Training Session 8:30-10:00 Yoga Practice 10-10:15 Break 10:15-12:30 Yoga History/Philosophy 12:30-1:30 Lunch 1:30-2:00 Yoga Nidra Practice (guided relaxation) 2:00-3:30 Asana Focus (detailed study of poses) 3:30-3:45 Break 3:45-5:30 Methodology (didatic and experiential) 5:30-6:30 Wrap up and closing Sunday Teacher Training Session 9:30-11:00 Yoga Practice 11:00- 1:00 Methodology 1:00-2:00 Lunch 2:00-2:30 Yoga Nidra 2:30-4:00 […]