Sati: Yoga & Philosophy

The 3 Stages Of Teacherhood (unfinished)

Finding a teacher who has skill is common. Finding a teacher who has profound knowledge is seldom. Finding a teacher who has wisdom is rare. When I was first studying … Continue reading

October 26, 2014

As The Path. Not Around It.

In a tough moment, it is valuable to bear in mind that the Buddhadharma advises us to “take obstacles AS the path” and not “take the path AROUND the obstacles.” … Continue reading

October 26, 2014

10 Thought Bites On Yoga And Contemplative Practice

¬†From the last few months…. 1. We may often readily accept the worth of not clinging/identifying to our illnesses and injuries. Yet, we often forget the equal value of not … Continue reading

August 14, 2014

Searching For Perspective In Yogic Action

I think teaching students that Patanjali’s kleshas of raga and dvesha or attachment and aversion are the equivalent to “like” and “dislike” does a huge disservice to student comprehension and … Continue reading

August 13, 2014

When Emotions And Metaphysics Meet

Image is of the land around Heddan Gard Farm in Norway that I visited summer in Norway. On my retreats where I focus on teaching emotional intelligence in Yoga I … Continue reading

August 11, 2014

A Daily Dance

On a lighter note: These days, I keep a daily dance schedule. Usually a living room jig..sometimes several. My husband often joins me (or catches me since I occasionally choose … Continue reading

July 2, 2014

Death Of A Friend

I woke up this morning to the news that my old friend from massage therapy school, Healey has died a few weeks after receiving a stem cell transplant and several … Continue reading

June 9, 2014