Shine Your Light

Shine Your Light

By: Bethanie Jones I’ve never really been great with emotions. I mean, I feel them of course but I can’t always articulate and organize them well. Some days I feel like pain swallows me whole and I’m completely lost, while…

Do the Bright Thing

Do the Bright Thing

By: Bethanie Jones Let’s talk about healing for a second…the good, the bad, and the ugly of it. The common perception of the spiritual path is one of miracles and unshakeable happiness. Often times the books you read or the…

The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change

By: Bethanie Jones Have you ever had one of those moments when something finally just clicked? When all of a sudden, for no reason at all, the stars felt aligned and your world just became different? You felt brave and…

May You Be Well

May You Be Well

By: Bethanie Jones Oh, the holidays. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but also the most busy, the most stressful and often times, the unhealthiest time of the year too. We spend more money than we have, give…

The Weather Within

The Weather Within

By: Bethanie Jones Every morning on my drive into work I make it a point to notice the sky. It provides a moment of quiet reflection, and it’s a great way to start the day. The sky lets us know…

I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

By Bethanie Jones I was in a Desiree Rumbaugh workshop when she came over to assist me getting into an inversion. It was a forearm balance, the kind I hate.  It is the kind of inversion that you can’t fake…

YES to Yoga for Kids

YES to Yoga for Kids

By: Jolynn McFerren Why do I teach kids yoga? Well, I have three children and it was convenient to bring them with me when I first began teaching yoga. It’s also extremely playful and children are much less inhibited than…

Carry On My Wayward Son

Carry On My Wayward Son

By Bethanie Jones We talk about the breath a lot in yoga. We watch it, we don’t judge it, sometimes we forget to do it when things get tough and sometimes it’s completely peaceful and at ease. We learn through…

May Today Be Different

May Today Be Different

By: Bethanie Jones It’s 4 a.m. and I’m wide-awake. My mind won’t shut off. I feel scared and confused and wildly anxious. I have to be up in an hour to go to my meaningless corporate job and put on…