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
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
I believe in peace, love and goodness. I believe in trees and bodies of water. I believe in sunrise and sunset. I believe in full moon and new moon. I believe in green trees, vast blue sky, blue water and the brown earth, the white light and the darkness. I believe in the orange fire… Continue reading This I Believe.
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
_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
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