Themes and related Verbal Prowess

Themes and related Verbal Prowess May 15-18 in Olivebridge, NY (Catskills) with Julia Setting an intention and learning to verbalize it in a way that supports asana is no small feat, and yet it’s also not as hard as we often make it out to be. Touching the truth, our own source, along with very …

Sequencing using the UPA’s

Sequencing with the UPA’s March 26-29 in NYC (UWS and NoHo) with Julia Teaching advanced asanas can feel overwhelming, but maintaining freshness and focus in a level one class has its challenges as well. Sequencing includes clarifying specific actions to awaken a deeper alignment in the body. It also includes inspiring the basic poses with …

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 …

Annual Fall Retreat

Annual Fall Yoga Retreat with Certified Anusara yoga teacher Julia Oct 24-27 (Thursday-Sunday) at Heathen Hill Retreat Center   Drishti- the Vision of Yoga Drishti is often translated as yogic gaze. We will root the power of our eyesight to its source in our asana and meditation practice, cleansing the gateway of our most dominant …