chakras, Connecting, Hatha Yoga Practice, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

The Earth-plane: 6 Ways to Ground Your Root Chakra

Where on Earth are You? Feel where your body connects to the planet. Feel how gravity is grounding you to Mother Earth. Breathe in a sense of belonging and of being completely right where you are. Our chakras, according to Swami Saradananda‘s wonderful guidebook, Chakra Meditation, are “seven focal points of radiant power, or vital… Continue reading The Earth-plane: 6 Ways to Ground Your Root Chakra

chakras, Guatemala, Hatha Yoga Practice, Living from the Heart

Summer 2017 Weekend Retreats @ Lake Atitlan

Retreat at Lake Atitlan, one of the world’s most beautiful lakes, surrounded by lush flora and fauna, colorful Mayan villages and three volcanoes. Here are eight great reasons for us to create the time and space in our lives for retreat, whether it be a single morning of silence in our own backyard or a… Continue reading Summer 2017 Weekend Retreats @ Lake Atitlan

chakras, Connecting, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, Poetry, The New Story

Birdwatching

Good morning Sunrise meditation Sitting or standing On the wooden planks of our little cabin's balcony Every morning the same yet different Notice the pastels in the sky Midday meditation There is no one right way to sit There is no one right way to practice Isn't everything practice, after all? Isn't everything life unfolding?… Continue reading Birdwatching

Connecting, Interbeing, Mindfulness, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story, wisdom quotes

Meditation on the 7 Sacred Directions

_Read the original post on Elephant Journal_ Sitting or standing tall, feel where your body meets the ground. Face East. Inhale deeply, reaching your arms toward the heavens. Exhale and sigh, a few times. Let go of tension, frustration, worries and storylines with each sacred breath. Thank you, East, for bringing the sunrise. We give… Continue reading Meditation on the 7 Sacred Directions

chakras, Dharma Teachings, Guatemala, Hatha Yoga Practice, Living from the Heart, New Paradigm in Practice

Yoga, Heartfulness & Writing Retreat ~ January 21-28, 2017

What better time than now to recharge and rediscover balance, bliss and freedom in daily life? We’ll invite wisdom and love to guide our intention throughout the retreat in order to help expand our consciousness and center us in our hearts. Join us for a special time of renewal as we practice awareness and moment-to-moment… Continue reading Yoga, Heartfulness & Writing Retreat ~ January 21-28, 2017