Transformative Power of Pain and Generosity of Spirit

I just spent the weekend with some amazing people. They came to the certification and training at Willow Glen Yoga with Kent Bond and myself to learn about how to bring yoga to people in recovery. There is so much pain in the world; certain destructive behaviors such as unhealthy relationships, food, gambling, and unwise…

Security, serenity and the sensation of sacred

Esalen Yoga and Addiction Recovery Conference, 2011 The experiences of this year’s conference at Esalen are still will me. I have some healing to do; and that is good. I have learned a lot from being vulnerable. I also found security, serenity and the sensation of being sacred just as I am.  Could I have…

A Heart Cracked Open

I Love It – For Real, for real. I am going to take several days to integrate what I discovered and learned (which are quite different things) at the Yoga and Addiction Recovery Conference at Esalen this past week. Nikki Myers, Rolf Gates, Vinnie Marino, Noah Levine, Carrie Coppola and Tommy Rosen all shared with…

Ask Kyczy about Yoga and Recovery; Brahmacharya – Non-excess

Yogic Yama – Restraint Brahmacharya used to be translated as celibacy but now is more accurately defined as non-excess as it refers to all facets and characteristics of our being. It refers to all our passions and our desires. It can refer to time spent, money spent, and energy spent: to excess.  It can refer…