What Is Yoga?

Years apart two questions converge.  Many years ago at teacher training we were asked what we thought yoga was and how often we should practice.  Earlier this week a student asked me these same questions.  These questions are brackets on years of investigation and my answer has grown and changed. In response to the questions…

Using Yoga to Handle Fear – My Ocean Kayaking Experience Part Two

Fear and Kayaking- Part Two Sea Kayaking in Hawai’i: a day that gave me lessons about myself dressed in the mantle of panic. In the solution. I moved into my yoga practices. First- breathe. Then be sure you are rowing effectively, find your balance, engage your core, use all your muscles; not just the easy…