Anger at an Adage

I sometimes don’t like when I have moments of enlightenment. And it’s not that I don’t like being enlightened, but it’s frustrating to look at the repercussions of said enlightenment. For example, I’ve always considered the adage that how you are on the inside is … Continue readingAnger at an Adage


Compassion…sympathetic pity and concern for the suffering or misfortunes of others. Such a noble and wonderful notion. Buddha says that living a life of compassion is living in happiness. And I can see it. Being able to just sympathize with others, without judgment, without expectations, … Continue readingCompassion


I have been reading a lot on meditation lately. In a previous post I mentioned some of the benefits of mediation and really, those were just scratching the surface. And yet I still couldn’t decide why wasn’t sitting down to meditate. I knew I could … Continue readingMeditation

Tense up to fly

As I was planning one of my Vinyasa classes I realized how many of the asana’s named for birds require some sort of tension or even a bind first. Bakasana (crow) needs a squeezing in of the the forearms and the shins. A tightening of … Continue readingTense up to fly