An increasing amount of western yogis are embracing the ancient teachings of Ayurveda, an ancient system of natural healing developed in India. Ayurveda believes that everything in the world—the Earth and all things on it—can be characterized by physical traits, and can therefore be brought into balance according to that physicality.
In climates that experience seasons, Ayurveda defines the seasons according to their elemental characteristics—whether they are founded in earth, fire, water, air and/or space. Keep reading…
One of my favorite metaphors for our evolution is the mighty oak tree contained in the tiny acorn! Many of you have heard me talk about this as I feel it every time I step onto my yoga mat, shift from Winter into Spring or prepare to make a big change in life.
“Just as the acorn contains the mighty oak tree, the Self has everything it needs to fulfill its destiny. When the inner conditions are right, it naturally emerges.” Derek Rydall
Wow! It’s been a welcome wet winter out West and Death Valley is in bloom for the first time in 11 years. I’ll be heading there after our Yosemite retreat in April, so I hope to see this. Yet another reason to join us April 27-May 1! The clock is ticking and spaces are filling so carpe diem and join us!