Today’s world offers non-stop distractions and makes implicit cultural demands to move faster and harder. So many of us keep a tight and full schedule as a defense mechanism so that we can unconsciously be “lazy” and not create time to deal with the deeper and often difficult issues in our lives. As soon as […]
Your Life Aligned® is a complete life-practice that integrates powerfully therapeutic yoga with tools and techniques for greater spiritual, nutritional and mindful living to support anyone toward creating a healthier, more abundant and more purposeful life. Sound complicated? Sound a little fuzzy? No worries. Clarity is coming! After 16 years of intensive training, yoga education, teaching […]
A decade ago, my friend and yoga teacher, Jordan Mallah, was a Peace Corps Volunteer in La Grama. Every few years since, he’s arranged a “service” trip where he convinces a group of people from the United States to come build a local library, or assist on a town-wide water project. The 2011 project was to plant an organic vegetable garden behind el colegio, the local grammar school.
Nothing is casual about a pilgrimage to the six Murugan temples of Southern India. It is a down-and-dirty journey to gaze powerfully into the eyes of God. Literally. Traveling to places where foreigners rarely step, and for good reason, is a commitment to bathe in the underbelly of unfolding consciousness.
I believe everything happens for a reason. I was leading a Yoga and Service retreat to Peru over Christmas and New Years when by sheer grace the bus that was supposed to take us to Machu Picchu was going to be several hours late to pick us up. The delay was frustrating, but more importantly […]