Steadiness, Sweetness & the In-Between

The Stretch 2 | Month 3, Week 3 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 2.46 — The posture should be steady and sweet. How many times have you found yourself straight up struggling in a yoga pose? I mean, I never … Keep Reading

Finding Your Own Version of Balance

The Stretch 2 | Month 3, Week 1 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 2.33 — When presented with disquieting thoughts or feelings, cultivate an opposite, elevated attitude Since balance is basically the opposite of my default position in life, I … Keep Reading

Figuring Out What to Do in a Pose — and Why

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 4 Exploration this week: Viveka (discernment) One of the things I come back to time and again anytime I lead teacher training is the idea of “if/then.” I believe that teachers can create … Keep Reading

Bringing Your Yoga to Everyday Life

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 3 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 2.1 — Transformation, inner exploration, and embodying your ideals are yoga in the form of action. I’m obsessed with the idea of yoga off the mat. I … Keep Reading

Letting Yourself Know What You Know

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 2 Exploration this week: Svadhyaya (self-study, inner exploration) If you’ve been around here a while, you might have heard me talking the past couple years about how I’ve intentionally slowed my life down … Keep Reading

Getting to Know Your Own Light

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 1 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 1.3 — Then the seer abides in its own nature Do you know what your true nature is, your inner light? I used to think my true … Keep Reading

Sankalpa and Sadhana

The Stretch 2 | Month 1, Week 4 Exploration this week: Sankalpa and Sadhana You might have heard me say before that I once counted up how many different diets I’d been on in my life, expecting to come up … Keep Reading

The Art of Returning

The Stretch 2 | Month 1, Week 3 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 1.2 — Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations of the mind I’m really, really good at leaving my body. It’s kind of like my superpower — … Keep Reading

Showing Yourself Compassion

The Stretch 2 | Month 1, Week 2 Exploration this week: Ahimsa (compassion) There are plenty of things I’m good at and happy to claim — I think in systems and am very organized, I write snail mail thank you … Keep Reading