purna yoga Tag

This Tuesday night at The Movement Center, I'll be teaching a restorative technique called Still Point. Still Point can take you into a deeply relaxing state very quickly, so it's an effective way to get the benefits of restorative work in a relatively short amount...

On Saturday morning, I finished packing my bags, got my house in order, taught a super-fun & productive class to my devoted Saturday Morning Yoga Sangha students, and then hopped in the car and headed to the airport. Destination: Alive & Shine Center in Bellevue,...

Today is the birthday of Sri Aurobindo, political leader and revolutionary, poet, philosopher, and yogi whose spiritual work forms the basis of Purna Yoga. As the first Indian to demand publicly independence for India from Britain, the founder of the Indian Independence movement and later...

I've had two full days at Alive & Shine Center in my final session for my 500 hour training, and I do mean full. We've gotten our test so we can prepare for our written and oral exam fully. We've team taught two classes, gone...

I'm always happy to see an article from Aadil Palkhivala featured in Yoga Journal.  The latest My Yoga Mentor newsletter from YogaJournal.com had this article from Aadil discussing the why and the how of teaching students to work from feeling rather than force. As teachers, everything...

Yesterday I traveled from Asheville to Jefferson City, Missouri with my husband Whitney, our senior dog Orson, and our newly adopted puppy (one week tomorrow!), Edie Peach, for the 50th wedding anniversary party for Whitney's folks.  Traveling with Orson is old hat, but with Edie...