The Bond of Asana

Today is a new moon, the Jewish New Year is upon us, and in the Northern hemisphere, the Autumn season is as well. Time continues to usher in new opportunities for growth and change. So too are intense fires, derechos and floods, continued concern within the pandemic, and a contentious political landscape (both sides find …

Our Conditioned Structures

The year of the Rat has begun! I happen to be a rat, and somehow never learned much of the significance. As things often go when we have a practice of inviting Grace into our lives, something becomes known when you need to know it. We practice inviting Grace into our lives through loved-filled discipline and purpose. …

Our movement, shaped by our container

The observation of water in motion- swirling, vibrant, fluid- puts our own tissues at ease. The ebbs and the flows, the pushes and the pulls, the clarity and the confusion, the triumphs and the struggles, all become held in their greater context of movement and mobility. We are water forms after all. It’s our nature …

Dharana leading to Dhyana

For the first time, I was away from my family- husband and two small children- for 5 whole days. I was happy to be, as I was with my beloved Anusara yoga community, with like minded yogis and yoginis, every one of them in focused pursuit of inner development and sharpened skills for the greater …

Summer Gardens

August felt like the month of gardens. I first felt their supportive presence mid August when we came across the butterfly garden in Central Park North. (A few butterfly gardens are planted throughout the park with the particular milkweed plants that butterflies feast on to sustain their migration between Canada and Mexico. The flowers in …