Poetry from Meister Eckhart as found in The Divine Dance Do you want to know what goes on in the core of the Trinity? I will tell you. In the core of the Trinity The Father laughs And gives birth to the Son. The Son laughs back at the Father And gives birth … Continue reading Laughter
My sweet friend in YTT accidentally called our meditation, "medication" one day and we all laughed, but we all agreed that part of our wellness routine involves some form of meditation. Today, I spent time meditating and instead of coming back to my breath when I thought about a person, I would take a moment … Continue reading Meditation or Medication
I was on my yoga mat this morning easing into my first downward dog when I looked up to see my husband on a mat in the row in front of me! My heart quickened as I quietly scooted my mat so that I could practice next to him! I shot the teacher a look … Continue reading Do something……
For the last co-taught class by our Fall 2017 YTT students (now teachers!), I led the part of class called the log. The log is 8-10 min of sheer joy (said everyone who was there on Friday!). LOL. The log is the part of class where we bring the students to their edge by inviting … Continue reading Celebration Time
Being a person in the world isn't easy. You may feel pressure to quit from outside your circles, and pressure from within them too. But we didn't choose this because it is easy. We chose it because it's who we are. It will seem like you have gone as far as you can go. Go … Continue reading Quote from Adam Kurtz
This week I feel a surge of emotions when looking towards my Friday graduation. I finish a certification tomorrow night and I am all done ✅ with this portion of my training. Now, I get to teach! I will now be considered teacher and student because I never want to think I am growing out … Continue reading All Done.
This week, I am spending my time writing a story for a portion of class that I will teach on Friday. I will share it with you on Saturday. So for today, here is a story that my teacher shared with me.... A student went to his meditation teacher and said, "My meditation is horrible! … Continue reading It will pass
In our yoga community, we talk about our lineage. We can trace our line of teachers back to the father of modern day yoga, S. K. Krishnamacharya. This lineage is important to show consistency of training, but also to honor that we are the sum of all of our teachers and our teacher's teachers and … Continue reading Who is your teacher?
Quote from Richard Rohr's book, The Divine Dance. "You will be witness to your own transformation. It will ask everything of you, but it will also give everything to you." p 166
I finished reading The Art of Living as taught by S.N. Goenka by William Hart. This amazing little book is full of beautiful parables and deep teaching. Each chapter takes you deeper into the practice of Vipassana Meditation where we free ourselves from all suffering. Today, many gathered in churches to learn important lessons. No … Continue reading Thought for the week