Category Archives: philosophy

Wise words from Donna Farhi

“Over two decades of teaching I have witnessed again and again the power that Yoga has to shift seemingly intransigent negative patterns to awaken the body, mind and heart to other possibilities. No matter who we are or how long we have been entrenched in self-defeating behaviors, through daily Yoga practice we can become present [...]

The Three Worlds… the Gayatri Mantra

The Gayatri Mantra:                                           Om Bhur Bhuva Swaha Tat Savitur Varenyam Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi Dhiyo Yo Nah Prachodhyat The Gayatri Mantra is a very important and beloved mantra. It has its origins in the sacred text, the Rigveda, and has [...]

hey- did you get the memo? the last day on earth has been rescheduled.

A few years ago, my teacher Max Strom asked us to try this exercise: imagine that you only had a year to live. How would you choose to spend your days? What would you change, how would you live? He asked us to do this exercise, (and really believe it to be true) for one [...]

when given a lemon, make a margarita!

this has been a really interesting week for me. i experienced two events that were completely unexpected and out of the ordinary. although small in comparison to life’s real big challenges- from one perspective, these events came to me as obstacles- out of my control, and without warning. although uncomfortable at first, i took these [...]

the Time is Now…

Our perspective of time is relative to where we are and how we look at it. When we were children, and we were anxiously watching the clock for the school day to end, time seemed to move so slowly! But when we are engaged in a good conversation, immersed in an art project, Being with [...]