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Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: The Law of Dharma

The Law of Dharma says that everyone has a dharma, or purpose in life. By expressing our unique talents and using them to serve others, we will experience unlimited love, abundance, and true fulfillment in our lives. Ankle to Knee Pose: The Law of Dharma The Law of Dharma is about celebrating our own unique…
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Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: The Law of Detachment

The Law of Detachment says that at the level of spirit, everything is always unfolding perfectly. We don’t have to struggle or force situations to go our way. Instead, we can intend for everything to work out as it should, take action, and then allow opportunities to spontaneously emerge. Parsvottanasa: The Law of Detachment The…
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Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: The Law of Intention and Desire

The Law of Intention and Desire says that inherent in every intention and desire are the mechanics for its fulfillment. When we become quiet and introduce our intentions into the field of pure potentiality, we harness the universe’s infinite organizing power, which can manifest our desires with effortless ease. Virabhadrasana 2: Law of Intention and…
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Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: The Law of Least Effort

The Law of Least Effort says that we can most easily fulfill our desires when our actions are motivated by love, we expend the least effort, and we offer no resistance. We tap into the infinite organizing power of the universe to do less and accomplish everything. Plank Pose: Law of Least Effort Of all the…
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Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: The Law of Giving and Receiving

The Law of Giving and Receiving says that giving and receiving are different expressions of the same flow of energy in the universe. Since the universe is in constant and dynamic exchange, we need to both give and receive to keep abundance, love, and anything else we want circulating in our lives. The Pose: Cat/Cow…
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Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga: The Law of Potentiality

The Law of Pure Potentiality says that our essential nature is pure consciousness, the infinite source of everything that exists in the physical world. Since we are an inextricable part of the field of consciousness, we are also infinitely creative, unbounded, and eternal. Padadirsasana: Balancing Pillar Breath – Law of Pure Potentiality This relates to…
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5 Yoga Tips to Help You Let Go of 2016

This time of year is about contemplation; looking inward and reflecting on the growth, the challenges, and the shifts that have shaped the past year. That can be difficult, especially in a year that had so much turbulence and fueled emotion. Yoga and meditation offer us tools to heal some of those intense feelings that…
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The Yoga of Politics

As a general rule, I try not to bring politics into my teaching. It can be divisive and triggering for people – the opposite of what we are going for in yoga. However, the current election is so deeply enmeshed in the consciousness of our society that it has to be looked at one way…
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