When I lived in Europe the pace of life
“Yesterday when I did yoga I thought abo
#vinyasa vi- to move nyasa- to place one
_For those who have an intense urge for
_Focus on keeping your spine straight
#Agnistambhasana#firelogpose🔥 Been runn
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The strongest trees in the forest grow t
_A person who never made a mistake never
_Holding on to anger is like grasping a
MLK~may we all live up to your words
#whywepracticeyoga #asana In our effort
💚Sunday morning working from home pract
#yogaeveryday #yogaeverywhere #oneintent
A little crow in a mountain stream! Join
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"Yoga is a scientific system of self-investigation, self-transformation, and self-realization that originated in India.The teachings of yoga are rooted in the Vedas and grounded in classical texts and a rich oral tradition.This tradition recognizes that the human being’s essential nature is unchanging awareness that exists in relationship to and identification with the changing phenomena of the empirical world.
The yoga tradition views humans as a multidimensional system that includes all aspects of body; breath; and mind, intellect, and emotions and their mutual interaction.Yoga is founded on the basic principle that intelligent practice can positively influence the direction of change within these human dimensions, which are distinct from an individual’s unchanging nature or spirit.The practices of yoga traditionally include, but are not limited to, asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra, chanting, mudra, ritual, and a disciplined lifestyle.
Yoga therapy is the appropriate application of these teachings and practices in a therapeutic context in order to support a consistent yoga practice that will increase self-awareness and
engage the client/student’s energy in the direction of desired goals.The goals of yoga therapy include eliminating, reducing, or managing symptoms that cause suffering; improving function; helping to prevent the occurrence or reoccurrence of underlying causes of illness; and moving toward improved health and wellbeing.Yoga therapy also helps clients/students change their relationship to and identification with their condition.
The practice of yoga therapy requires specialized training and skill development to support the relationship between the client/student and therapist and to effect positive change for the individual.
Yoga therapy is informed by its sister science, Ayurveda.As part of a living tradition, yoga therapy continues to evolve and adapt to the cultural context in which it is practiced, and today, it is also informed by contemporary health sciences. Its efficacy is supported by an increasing body of research evidence, which contributes to the growing understanding and acceptance of its value as a therapeutic discipline."
-International Association of Yoga Therapists
My intention is to support your full sense of agency through your personal relationship to movement, your body, your mind and your world.
Utilizing Exercise science along with Ayurvedic science has been a passion of mine for my entire career.
Keeping the practice safe and deeply effective is my priority.
In order to enter a state of balance, one of internal strength and peace, we must begin to pay attention to the present moment.
Whether the present moment is as we (or others) think it “should” be is not a concern in yoga.
Yoga relieves us from that judgement.
It requires us to instead look from a clearer version of ourselves; to gain perspective and clarity on what our priorities are. In this moment.
Do not underestimate the power of this mindful consciousness to guide you.
Sometimes it is a traumatic life event, a physical injury, or stress that brings us to seek balance.
To find our way through, we can practice the eight limb path of yoga with enthusiasm and patience.
Good guidance and a community can help us do this.
Peace within is the realization that we are not separate.
What comes from this realization is a state that has the potential to change our bodies, our minds, our relationships, and our world.
It is all a daily practice.
If you are interested in working one on one, please reach out on my CONNECT page. I do have sliding scale fees available and a network of teachers who I can also recommend if scheduling requires it.