Archive for energy

Autumn equinox: Auto detox. Are you ready?

So summer draws to a close.

There’s a chill in the air. The evenings are longer. The energy changes.
We naturally start to become more contemplative as our bodies prepare for the cold dark days of winter. Our appetite begins to change to desiring warm filling meals rather than light ‘excitable’ salads and such.

autumn equinox

Equinox and solstices

When the student is ready, the guru appears!

2 years ago, on a yoga retreat, I was introduced to an awesome teacher who changed my life. Read More →

Life, muscles, yoga! (Part 2 of 11)

Hari Om, Yogistas!

Lets explore the body/mind/spirit complex you call home!

Male ballet Dancer jumps
Creative Commons License photo credit: tibchris

When we look at a body, Somebody, what do we see?
The physical body, the attitude and expression they convey, and the energy they generate.

The basic body structure is created by the muscles.
The muscles build up in layers, connect to Read More →

‘And the thigh bone’s connected to the knee bone.’ (Part 3 of 11)

Basic Assumption 1
Bones. Stiff, dry, the basic building block of the body.

Start with a skeleton, add muscles, slip in the organs, cloak with skin. Voila! A human.

Thats what I was taught at school.
Thats how the encyclopedias showed it, with their funky acetates. Thats how it works, right?

Then I started teaching yoga.
What is it about yoga? Read More →