Surrender to the divine – Ishvara Pranidhana

Ishvara Pranidhana Va ईश्वर-प्रणिधान Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.23 From a special process of devotion and letting go into the creative source from which we emerged (ishvara pranidhana), the coming of samadhi is imminent. (ishvara pranidhana va) “Worship does not mean offering flowers. It means offering your heart To the vast mystery Of the universe. It…

A Yoga Practice for Grief

So, have you ever felt your heart break? Just right open? You know that sensation you feel. Physically. Is it sharp or dull? Does it run deep towards the pit of your stomach or high up in your throat making it so that you can’t breathe? I’ve felt it before. I’ve seen people suffer physical…

A Day in the Woods

So I had the opportunity to have a photoshoot with the incredible Robert Sturman. If you haven’t seen his work, check him out here. We spoke of the art of yoga and how he strives to capture it with his camera. What a gift to connect with such an inspired artist. Humbled and grateful. “Whether…

When Life Brings You to Your Knees

We all have those moments when life brings us to our knees. It recently happened for me  and it was the truest test of my dedication to my practice so far. When things are going smoothly it is easy to believe the teachings, to have faith and certainty that everything happens for a reason. That…