1000 golden arches

Autumn is my favorite time of year.  I love witnessing the cycle of nature in the forest, of creation and dissolution, as the brilliance and fullness of summertime gently gives way to the quiet and calm of winter.

It reminds me of Spanda, or the pulsation of energy, that’s inherent in Life all around us and even within our very own bodies.  With each inbreath, we breathe in new energy, new life and new opportunity, and with each outbreath, we learn to let go of whatever is not serving us anymore.

We can benefit from the simple saying, “follow your breath”.  As we allow our breath to take us deeper inside, we begin to experience that part of ourself that never changes … the authentic part that connects us to the 1000 golden arching trees that tower overhead so that we feel no difference between That and Us, since ultimately We are That … and That is Us.

I go to the forest for the same reason that I do yoga … to experience my true self and to feel whole and happy and content and grateful.  And to feel ONE with those majestic, magnificent trees!



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Yoga for Back Strength

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Recently throw your back out? Occasionally sore? Chronic back pain or injury?  Whether you have pain in your back, or feel great and want to KEEP it that way, this class can help!

Focusing on the development of posture, balance and body alignment and a strong, deep inner core, you will be guided through specific yoga poses that can lengthen your spine, stretch and strengthen your muscles, and help return your back to its proper alignment and keep it that way. Beyond physical therapy, it’s the quality of focus, attentiveness, and mindfulness that practicing yoga gives, which really makes a difference.

You can expect to feel better, get stronger and learn how to keep your back feeling GREAT going forward.


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