January, 2011

run like hell my dear: hot stuff from Hafiz

We have not come here to take prisoners, But to surrender ever more deeply To freedom and joy. We have not come into this exquisite world To hold ourselves hostage from love. Run my dear, From anything That may not strengthen Your precious budding wings. Run like hell my dear, From anyone likely To put…

Jan 31, 2011 · Read More · Comment

run like hell: hot stuff from Hafiz

We have not come here to take prisoners, But to surrender ever more deeply To freedom and joy. We have not come into this exquisite world To hold ourselves hostage from love. Run my dear, From anything That may not strengthen Your precious budding wings. Run like hell my dear, From anyone likely To put…

Jan 31, 2011 · Read More · Comment

go ahead, be hopeful

“To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. “What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys…

Jan 27, 2011 · Read More · Comment

one great big tip for self-healing: from the tuned-in RMT magician

Here’s the invocation she said to the air: “We ask that the body return to it’s natural state of alignment and health.” And what she said to me: “Just see what you feel here. If you feel that your body wants to move a certain way, go with it. If you don’t feel anything, don’t…

Jan 26, 2011 · Read More · Comment

Q + A: yoga tools for when people really get you peeved + a tip from Pema Chodron

Somebody recently asked this question on the My Yoga Online community forum: How do I deal with the people I can’t avoid who negatively affect my mood and energy? The answer I gave was something I needed a reminder of myself. Funny how that works. “This is a toughie and super common. I can share…

Jan 21, 2011 · Read More · Comment (1)

a yang girl gets yin: 5 lessons from Yin yoga master Bernie Clark

What do you mean faster isn’t better? Greater sensation isn’t always ideal? More is more, right? I’ve been a yang-based girl for a lot of my life, running and rushing at life and in my yoga practice like there’s no tomorrow. Luckily for me, I had a mild quarter-life crisis when I hit 25. I…

Jan 19, 2011 · Read More · Comment (2)

dude, check out my karma [funniest yoga-vid on the web right now]

RELATED5-minute Kundalini for Your Heart Centre

Jan 17, 2011 · Read More · Comment (1)

it’s winter but the tulips are blooming

Some amazing, wonderful, beauty-full soul in my neighbourhood has taken pictures of flowers that were blooming in certain spots around the hood this spring, blown them up, and installed them everywhere. Whoever you are, here’s a virtual hug. Thanks for sharing your light.

Jan 14, 2011 · Read More · Comment

5 minute Kundalini yoga heart centre boost [free video]

Just posted on the My Yoga Online YouTube page: A 5-minute excerpt and mini heart centre boost from my Kundalini for Your Heart Centre video. Enjoy! Go here for the full video. Namaste, Lindsey

Jan 13, 2011 · Read More · Comment (1)

yogi celeb: michelle williams founds yoga for single moms [vid]

Love this story. Just released on MSN.ca. Shutter Island star Michelle Williams has revealed her reasons for helping to set up a yoga group for single mothers. The 30-year-old actress told Marie Claire magazine that she used the meditative practice to cope with the 2008 death of former partner Heath Ledger, with whom she had…

Jan 11, 2011 · Read More · Comment
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