January, 2009

Sydney Solis of Storytime Yoga: 15 Stress Busters and Bonuses for Kids

About SydneyYoga teacher, Storyteller, Publisher, Writer, Speaker, Entrepreneur, MomYoga Style Eclectic but mainly Anusara Inspired A yoga teacher and storyteller, Sydney is passionate about the healing power of yoga and story for children and their families/caregivers. Storytime Yoga, teaches kids and their families peace, health and literacy. The Mythic Yoga Studio, has two books out…

Jan 16, 2009 · Read More · Comment (1)

Simply Great Simple Shoes Now in Canada

addthis_pub = ‘JoyForLife’; The chances of discovering a shoe that’s aiming at sustainability, and still looks cute? Pretty slim. But then I heard that Simple Shoes, makers of, simply put (pardon the pun–I couldn’t help it), some of the most adorable casual footwear out there, was debuting in Canada today. Simple is committed to making…

Jan 15, 2009 · Read More · Comment (1)

Natural Breath: Get Out of The Way

Take-Away TipTo Keep the Yoga Going Off the Mat On the matIn a class today, the teacher, Janice Clairfield had this to say about our breath:“Your breath is naturally gentle, long and deep. Get out of the way.” As we progressed through the rest of the flow, we didn’t adjust our breath in any way,…

Jan 14, 2009 · Read More · Comment

Just Be: Way to Self Love or Way to Get Stuck in a Rut?

addthis_pub = ‘JoyForLife’; Take-Away TipKeeping the Yoga Going Off the MatOn the MatThe other day in my class we focused on being okay. Just being just fine: with taking the less advanced version of a pose, with the tension in our hamstrings, with the wobble in our plank–and the dippidy-do tipping all the way over…

Jan 13, 2009 · Read More · Comment (1)

Inspiration: Teaching and Listening

addthis_pub = ‘JoyForLife’; This is from an article in O Magazine. I wish I had noted down the author’s name… Related links:Oprah MagazineTeaching Yoga at Blogspot.comWhen Does One Become a Yoga Teacher?If you liked this post you might enjoyInspiration: Life is Full of Setbacks–And this is a good thingInspiration: Unfold Your Own Myth

Jan 12, 2009 · Read More · Comment

Michelle Myhre of Maui Lotus Yoga on Foundations and Sky Love

About MichelleMichelle loves teaching yoga, and has found new inspiration since focusing entirely on her practice and teaching. She’s completed teacher trainings in Jivamukti, Ashtanga Series 1, Bikram Yoga, and Maya Yoga Level 2, and done intensive teacher trainings with Ana Forrest, Lino Miele, Patricia Walden, Shiva Rae, Desire Rumbaugh, and Marc St. Pierre, Michelle…

Jan 9, 2009 · Read More · Comment

Powerful Vs. Positive Thinking

The Down Side of So-Called Positive ThinkingPeople who see the good in situations–even bad ones–can get a bad rap. So do optimists, and people who are usually happy, for that matter. I once read an academic article on the dominant Western socio-cultural impression of a happy, bubbly person: stupid. The thinking goes like this, the…

Jan 8, 2009 · Read More · Comment

Yoga and Business: Best Buds or Incompatible?

addthis_pub = ‘JoyForLife’; Business–noun1. an occupation, profession, or trade: His business is poultry farming.2. the purchase and sale of goods in an attempt to make a profit.3. a person, partnership, or corporation engaged in commerce, manufacturing, or a service; profit-seeking enterprise or concern. How about4. a profitable enterprise of any kind, run with yogic intentions:…

Jan 7, 2009 · Read More · Comment (2)

Inspiration: Danielle LaPorte’s White Hot Truth

addthis_pub = ‘JoyForLife’;Inspiration An amazing lady I know has started her new gig: spreading White Hot Truth. Danielle LaPorte writes; she inspires entrepreneurs and gives practical advice; and she helps audiences rise into their truth. I can personally attest to her powers: my dream life is well under way mostly because she guided me into…

Jan 6, 2009 · Read More · Comment (2)

Yoga is Boring

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=2729658&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1Yoga is Boring from Lindsey Lewis on Vimeo

Jan 5, 2009 · Read More · Comment (2)