I am interested in moving the breath down…. I have become increasingly aware of the addiction to ‘up’ …. In my personal asana practice, there has been a realization to the many years that I have unknowingly (unconsciously) spent in a state of activation. As I am increasingly attuned to the subtlety and complexity of … Continue reading The diaphragm: The seed of the ‘A-ha’ moment
In my yoga class, last week I spoke about ‘depth versus growth’. At some point I read something, or heard something, that originated in the words of James Hillman (a Jungian analyst, author, scholar). It was the idea of ‘depth versus growth’. That single phrase ‘depth versus growth’ has been bouncing around my psyche for … Continue reading depth v. growth
I intended to practice. I intended to work on sequencing. I rolled out my mat. When I came to, I was looking out at a kettle pond. Lupe (my dog) was in tow, facing in the opposite direction, in a gesture of protection. I was looking, noticing, writing, reflecting, connecting. In that moment Downward Dog … Continue reading The icy reflection of a kettle pond in winter.
It’s been some time now…. You awaken to the sunlight. The journey has reconnected you with that natural rhythm of life. Sun up, sun down. Sun up, sun down. As though, aligned with a larger universal plan. As you awaken, you gaze to the side observing your surroundings. In front of you see the wooden … Continue reading URUGUAY
"It is in the space between inner and outer world, which is also the space between people--the transitional space--that intimate relationships and creativity occur." ― Donald Woods Winnicott KEY CONCEPTS/UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES of YESR These are some principles that I will consistently come back to, in the presentation of material. These concepts draw from my study … Continue reading 9 Key Concepts of YESR