You Are What You Eat

In a world of extraordinary stimuli and animation it is easy to be distracted and live completely disconnected to our most peaceful sense of self and the universal consciousness. It is not brash to say that all the great practices of a spiritual nature have been returned to for generations to remedy the frustrations and sufferings that come from such distractions and disconnection. In the same vein it is constant work requiring constant attention and mindfulness to return to, and with great skill perhaps someday stay connected to our innermost peaceful conscious state of being.

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Knocking on the Door of What Serves

There are many common misconceptions of yoga, one is that yoga is just exercise, another is that just by practicing yoga you are becoming more spiritual. As a yoga teacher I find I spend a bit of time in my classes trying to clear up these misconceptions and more, as well as explain the value of a spiritual practice that uses the physical one as a vehicle. Just to be clear here, from my understanding and background there is no right way or wrong way, only what serves. What serves however, changes, and the practice of yoga is deep enough and spacious enough to make room for all changes in the search for what serves. From the place of yoga as exercise to yoga as spiritual practice and everything in between there is value to be gained. How deep any seeker goes is up to them. With all that being said, there is an essential focus to better oneself by knowing the trappings of ignorance and the value of awareness. In the wake of ignorance is often hurt and suffering, therefore the more one pursues awareness the more one may experience peace and contentment.

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