Imagine Never Saying Never

Imagine Never Saying Never

I never imagined that I would be a yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner, or that I would be a loving, doting step-father.  But I am. Before that, I never imagined that I would be a government policy analyst.  But I was. Before that, I never imagined that I would teach...
Philosophy Byte: Satya

Philosophy Byte: Satya

Yogic philosophy provides 5 guidelines, called Yamas, on how to interact with the outer world. In previous newsletters, I have described Ahimsa (non-violence/non-harming) and Asteya (non-stealing). Here I explore a third, truthfulness. The importance of speaking the...
Philosophy Byte: Asteya

Philosophy Byte: Asteya

Yogic philosophy provides us with 5 guidelines on how to interact with the outer world (called Yamas) and 5 on how to interact with our inner selves (Niyamas). In my Spring 2015 newsletter, I introduced you to one of the five Yamas, Ahimsa, which relates to the...
Philosophy Byte: Ahimsa

Philosophy Byte: Ahimsa

The physical practice of yoga is only one aspect of the richness that yoga has to offer. Yogic philosophy provides us with 5 guidelines on how to interact with the outer world (called Yamas) and 5 on how to interact with our inner selves (Niyamas). One of the five...

Philosophy Byte: Namasté

Sanskrit is an ancient Hindu language and is the language of yoga. The poses, or asanas, in yoga all have Sanskrit names. Mountain Pose, for example, is called tadasana. On the one hand, the use of Sanskrit terms in yoga can be considered a way of recognizing and...