Category Archive: Yoga Podcast: classes, meditation and breath

Ujjayi Pranayama Basics & Practice

In this podcast we go in-depth with the basics of Ujjayi Pranayama, followed by a practice in the technique, which will help combat stress and calm your mind. We cover simple tips on how… Continue reading

Meditation For Strength & Resilience

The human experience often moves us across the wide, deep sea of opposing emotions. In an instant we may feel both sad and strong, or content and sorrowful —or any combination of contrasts that… Continue reading

Backbend Flow to Cultivate Happiness

While the title of this class implies creating happiness, a more apt description would be to look for happiness within. Even though we often find ourselves in unhappy or challenging circumstances, yoga would… Continue reading

Meditation on Noticing the Inner Body

The longer you practice yoga, the more intimate your relationship with yourself becomes. A part of that intimacy is noticing the depth and richness of your presence. On a subtle level this speaks to… Continue reading

Gentle Yoga For Traumatic & Stressful Times

No words can accurately convey how we feel about the violence in America the world right now. We all agree that something is not working, and something needs to be done. But we can’t seem… Continue reading

Meditation to Establish a Steady Inner Connection

The first mention of yoga asana in the historic record gave none of the postures we practice today. Patanjali’s yoga sutras, however, gave asana as one of the eight limbs of the practice. It also defined… Continue reading

Cultivating Joy & Finding Your Way: A Heart-Opening Practice For Advanced Beginners & Up

It’s important to periodically check in with where you are in life, to see if you’re on track with where you want to be, and to recognize when or where you’re out of alignment. This… Continue reading

Meditation For Healing & Wholeness

True health comes from a feeling of wholeness. In yoga, we would call it union. So often, though, we disconnect with ourselves because we are busy or distracted. Or because we are hurting and… Continue reading

Vishwamitrasana, Balance & Breath: Intermediate/Advanced Practice

Balance, in hatha yoga, implies bringing two seeming opposites together into harmony. The icons for this are classically masculine and the feminine, or sun and moon, as “ha-tha” suggests. In this practice we explore… Continue reading

Meditation: Listening Into The Silence

In the noise of today’s busy world, the art of listening is a skill that can bring mindfulness and presence to all that you do. In this meditation learn three different listening skills… Continue reading