Category: Yoga

Bhakti Yoga

Bhakti Yoga: The Divine Music Within

The first time I participated in a kirtan and felt Bhakti yoga in my heart I was in the first week of my teacher training at I Love Yoga studio. As Moses Love played the notes on the old wooden…

Yoga for Seniors and Osteoporosis

Teaching Yoga to Seniors & People with Osteoporosis

Yoga is amazing. It helps us relax, relieves depression and anxiety, and helps us get back into shape. Sadly, not everyone can practice yoga with the same agility and energy, and for people who already have problems with their bones,…

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5 Breathing Techniques for Anxiety

“Observe your own body. It breathes. You breathe when you are asleep, when you are no longer conscious of your own ideas of self-identity. Who, then, is breathing? The collection of information that you mistakenly think it’s you is not…

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Awakening Your Inner Child

“See the world through curious eyes of a child. Excitement, playfulness and wonder will become part of your life again. Awaken the child from within.” ~Tejal Patel How I Found My Inner Child When I was a practicing divorce attorney,…

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10 Blissful Songs for Your Yoga Playlist

The other day I had a fellow yoga teacher ask me, “what’s a good song for my yoga playlist?” As a yoga teacher, I put a lot of effort into my playlists. They have to create a mood, set a…

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Why I Am Thankful For My Yoga Mat

It’s an old yoga mat, but when I rest my head on it, it has that old familiar smell. My yoga mat is bright pink with swirly mandala patterns all around. I bought it in a TJ Maxx several years…

Meditation, Buddha, Tara Buddha

The Heart of Meditation

The art of meditation lies within the very heart of each individual. Each experience is as unique as the colors that permeate existence; each meditation experience lies solely on the focus and underlying intent of the individual. Yet, what we…

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Understanding Tree Pose

I sit behind a computer for 8 hours a day. I bet you do too. Yesterday, I stopped typing and cracked my back. When I stood up, my shoulder cracked. As I moved to the break room, my ankle cracked….

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21 Reasons to Meditate

When I first learned about meditating many years ago, I was a fidgety 20-something, who was impatient, inattentive, and immature. I remember the torturous moments of shavasana, laying on the ground in yoga with my mind rushing with a million thoughts….