Communicating, Dharma Teachings, Living from the Heart, Relating, The New Story

Breathing in Inspiration

To inspire. To inhale. To breathe in life, presence, peace. Inspiration, in the form of creative inspiration, the itch to write, paint, draw, sketch, sculpt, sing, dance, practice meditation, CREATE, comes and goes. Wouldn't it be too exhausting if we were constantly inspired? Constant happiness and pleasure and perfection, building a soft nest around ourselves… Continue reading Breathing in Inspiration

Dharma Teachings, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

Time is but a Dream.

Row row row your boat, gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily! Life is but a dream. Are we in the same boat? It is a gorgeous Sunday morning. I taught yoga overlooking the lake and then stretched a little by myself and then came to Moonfish and ordered coffee and eggs. I have… Continue reading Time is but a Dream.

Hatha Yoga Practice, Mindfulness

The Key to a Centered, Compassionate Life

The most important thing, in yoga and life, is breath. Breathing is a basic function of existence on this planet. Breath awareness is the foundation of all meditation and mindfulness practices. Conscious breathing is both powerful and subtle--at once a personal, sacred, secret, silent practice that can be performed anywhere, anytime and a shared experience… Continue reading The Key to a Centered, Compassionate Life

Dharma Teachings, Mindfulness

Gratitude begins with the in-breath.

It's November! The month of gratitude, the month of Thanksgiving. As the bustling holiday season approaches, it's an ideal time to remember to breathe deeply. To sit still occasionally and embody the present moment, releasing what's happened in the distant or recent past, letting go of what could happen in the immediate or distant future.… Continue reading Gratitude begins with the in-breath.