Inspiration

Posted by admin on October 28, 2013 in Inspiration
If you were following our #KeepYogaWeird contest, you've probably seen this photo by our inspiring winner Caitlin Marcoux.  Caitlin was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in March following the biopsy of a tumor in her right breast. Although she had discovered the mass herself 2 years earlier, it had been dubbed "likely benign" and attributed to post-lactation hormonal...
Posted by admin on October 25, 2013 in Inspiration
Shiva Nataraja - The Lord of the Dance Life is Uncertain. Anything can happen anytime to anyone of us. The real question is how does one live such a life of uncertainty with Certainty? By Embracing the Dancer, the Shiva Nataraja, the Joyous Dancer. Nata means the Dance and Raja means King. This is the dance of creation and destruction of the Universe that each of us co-creates. The circle of...
Posted by admin on October 22, 2013 in Inspiration
Known for his thrilling cello playing that incorporates new techniques to create a unique mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz and R&B, Ben Sollee possesses rough, smooth, smoky vocal stylings and a knack for intricate arrangements. Sollee shares himself completely with his audience, whether it be by personal lyrics, or his commitment to the environment.  We are so psyched to see him perform at...
Posted by admin on October 15, 2013 in Inspiration
Chrispy Bhagat Singh is a Mindfulness and Yoga Educator - trained in Vinyasa Ashtanga, Hatha, and Kundalini Yoga, with a focus on MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction). As well as being a facilitator for Asana and Mindfulness Practices, he is also a Spiritual Intelligence Mentor and an Ordained Rector, and uses these modalities to bring clarity, empowerment and transformation to each...
Posted by on October 9, 2013 in Inspiration
I’ll admit it – I have a pretty cool job. Away from the glitz and the glam, my favorite part came to light on-site at the summer events this year. Young, bubbly music lovers would ask me, “How did you get into your job?”, looking for just the slightest bit of insight as to how they could follow in my footsteps. I chuckle, and imagine myself back in their shoes just three years ago. Then, I smile...
Posted by admin on September 26, 2013 in Inspiration
Do you use yoga as a stabilizing practice to find emotional balance? Often times, all we need is a trip to our mats to rid our physical and mental spaces of toxins. Since it is now a commonly­ held belief amongst many of today's leading health care practitioners (like Dr. Mark Hyman) that stress causes illness, yoga's stress­ reducing benefits make it a low­cost and low­ impact method of...