Spring Cleaning with Ayurveda

Spring Cleaning with Ayurveda Ayurveda is an ancient holistic system of healthcare that originated in India. it is the “sister science” of yoga and informs and directs life. Where Yoga is a spiritual practice, Ayurveda is the physical. It was designed to keep the body healthy and fit so that one can dive into self…

Five Simple Ways To Find Peace When You Feel Triggered

  What do you do when someone triggers you? When you have conflict with someone you care about?  I crave peace and harmony in my relationships, yet lately I find myself sometimes carried into disagreements with strong emotion. I see other friends and family members going through similar situations. Heated political discussions, discordant viewpoints and highly stressful times may be…

The Yoga of Vulnerability

One of they key topics that comes up for me in the fall is the Yoga concept of Aparigraha. Aparigraha, or non-grasping, is one of the Five Yamas (ethical precepts of living). It means having an open handed approach to life. It is a way of letting things come as they come, and go as they go.

Yoga’s Ethical Guide to Living: The Yamas and Niyamas | Kripalu

By firmly grasping the flower of a single virtue, a person can lift the entire garland of yama and niyama.—Swami Kripalu Yogas Ethical Guide to the Yamas and Niyamas The yamas and niyamas are yoga’s ethical guidelines laid out in the first two limbs of Patanjali’s eightfold path. They’re like a map written to guide…