Yoga

The Breath

The Breath

By Darlene Ralicki In yoga, the breath can be referred to as “prana”, which is translated as “life force” or “vital energy”. The breath is a key element of prana – the breath we breathe moves the life force within…

The Miracle Morning

The Miracle Morning

by Jolynn McFerren I am so grateful for the time and energy that our yoga teacher trainees have put into their final  presentations. We have gained so much knowledge as a group already about topics like ADHD, Yoga for Recovery,…

Monday Morning Balance

Monday Morning Balance

by Jolynn McFerren I love our Yoga Teacher Training program, and the lovely men & women who have been a part of it. Anvia Sheldon, Ruth Zito, and I wrote it 4 years ago, it continues to evolve, and we…

Resolve to Evolve:  Sankulpa

Resolve to Evolve: Sankulpa

By: Darlene Ralicki It’s that time of year – new beginnings and a time when we develop our new year resolutions. Often those resolutions are focused on the negative or something we aspire to “fix”, and they often lose their sizzle…

The Mind’s Playlist

The Mind’s Playlist

By Bethanie Jones I was meditating the other night and something so obvious yet so subtle hit me. I saw the planet earth from the view of outer space and wondered how many people’s prayers were being sent out into…

A Hero Lies In You

A Hero Lies In You

Expectations. What. A. Son. Of A. Bitch. As a self-diagnosed perfectionist and over-achiever, I admire the laid back types who seem to always “go with the flow”. The ones who don’t get worked up or seem disappointed. The ones that…

It’s a cold and it’s a broken, Hallelujah

It’s a cold and it’s a broken, Hallelujah

By Bethanie Jones I’ve been struggling with writing this piece, because I have not been sure where to begin. My sister passed away 2 weeks ago. She died from a drug overdose, and was found in her car days later,…

Free Fallin’

Free Fallin’

By: Bethanie Jones I had a dream last night. I was told I was dying, and all I could think of doing was jumping into the ocean and feeling its coolness surround me entirely. I wasn’t scared, I wasn’t sad,…

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

By Bethanie Jones New Year, new you? What about New Year, same you? Or New Year, who cares because you aren’t going to stick to it anyways? This time of year can be interesting, it’s a time of reflection and…

I Hope You Dance

I Hope You Dance

By: Bethanie Jones As we head into the holidays, it’s pretty normal to have a plethora of conflicting emotions and to swirl things around in our minds. While the world tells us, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year”,…