Interbeing, Relating, The New Story

17 Years since Columbine

{First published on elephant journal} Dylan Klebold was 17 and Eric Harris 18 when they walked into their high school in suburban Denver, planted huge bombs concealed in duffel bags in the cafeteria that would have killed and maimed hundreds had they exploded, then shot dozens of people on the school grounds and killed 15,… Continue reading 17 Years since Columbine

Connecting, New Paradigm in Practice

Centering, Circles and Spirals

When we can connect with our inner selves and quiet our minds, this enables us to connect with the loved ones and community members around us. Peace (and conflict) begin internally. Peace is a practice that requires patience, slowing down, deep listening and compassion. When we feel peaceful, happy and content, we are the richest… Continue reading Centering, Circles and Spirals

Hatha Yoga Practice

7 Sensational, Classic Yoga Books for Beginners.

7 Sensational, Classic Yoga Books for Beginners.Whether you’re brand new to yoga or a seasoned veteran, books are a great way to learn about the ancient philosophy and its modern evolution.Having myself learned hatha yoga from a book, I can attest to the beauty of this method. Of course, it it always recommended to study with a teacher… Continue reading 7 Sensational, Classic Yoga Books for Beginners.

Writings

December 14 – Jnana (Self-knowledge)

Name something you did that was completely out of character. How did it feel? Gracias to Yoga As Muse Facilitator and writer Dawn Curtis for offering this #reverb11 prompt. Reverb is a month-long endeavor in reflecting on the past year and envisioning the year to come. Find out more about Reverb11. Check out the daily prompts and feel… Continue reading December 14 – Jnana (Self-knowledge)

Writings

December 13 – Sabio (Wisdom)

What lesson or piece of wisdom did you learn from a child this year? Did it surprise you?o Special thanks to Dawn Curtis for providing today's question! I am lucky to love my career. As a teacher, I have the opportunity to witness the wisdom* of children every day of the school year. I currently… Continue reading December 13 – Sabio (Wisdom)

Writings

December 12 – Libro (Book)

What book did you read in 2011 that was most inspirational? Why? a For me personally, three books rocked my interior world this year: The Places that Scare You by Pema Chodron, The First and Last Freedom by J. Krishnamurti and Cutting through Spiritual Materialism by Chogyam Trungpa. Each volume had to be savored slowly… Continue reading December 12 – Libro (Book)