Adventure

Posted by admin on September 18, 2013 in Adventure
All too often, we think of yoga as something we need a mat for.  That we need a 10-class card, a hardwood floor, and an experienced teacher to guide us through our 90-min practice in order to check 'yoga' off our to-do list. While none of that hurts, of course, we know that in our hearts yoga encompasses much more than that, yet we don't often indulge ourselves in something that feels like...
Posted by admin on September 17, 2013 in Adventure
"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."  In this famous quote about adenture, T.S. Eliot reminds us that one of the most important (and lasting) benefits of travel is the experience of returning home and seeing it with fresh eyes and a newly-expanded appreciation for the context in which...
Posted by admin on August 23, 2013 in Adventure
Cover Photo by Karina Towers Clarifying your intention is a powerful way to reliably invite “spirit” into life and yoga practice. I like to ask myself the question, “Why am I here?” What is it I am choosing in this moment? Think of the universe as a giant pool and you are dropping a pebble of thought in order to initiate a cosmic reverberation in order for something to bounce back. That's...
Posted by Guest Scribe on August 16, 2013 in Adventure
I remember the first time I saw someone drop into a wave on a paddleboard. I had just arrived at some friend’s house in Hanalei Bay on the garden island of Kauai in Hawaii. I was tired from the flight and needed to jump into the ocean to connect and wake up. It had rained all day and the ocean felt cooler then what I had imagined. The freshness, however, was invigorating and the view around the...
Posted by admin on August 9, 2013 in Adventure
  Being open to experience allows you the opportunity to be in the right place at the right time, and to receive the gifts that the universe has in store for you. I had told myself that this yoga road trip venture would not only be good for my personal practice - my heart and soul - but for my future as a yoga teacher as well. And so it happened that I would have the privilege of...
Posted by Guest Scribe on July 31, 2013 in Adventure
Part of the luxury of travelling alone is being able to change your plans last minute and not having to consult anyone about it. When I decided to change my route to visit the North Rim of the Grand Canyon via Zion National Park, I didn’t tell anyone, I just did it.  Though not booking in advance has gotten me into some trouble, it has also served me well. Zion was one of the highlights of...