Category Archives: ASANA

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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Balancing Summer Pitta

Summer in the city can be intense. The heat makes us irritable, impatient, and easily frustrated. We can see this on a macrocosmic level in our culture, as aggression goes up along with the temperatures. Although we cannot always directly change the larger consciousness of our society, we do have access to the ancient healing…
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The Yogis Quest For Perfection

As a former competitive gymnast, perfection was never an option, it was the rule. Like most adolescent women yearning for validation, I tolerated nothing less than my absolute best at all times. There was rarely discussion around taking care of my physical or emotional needs; my priority was the mastery of the sport. As I…
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Release & Renew

Spring is officially here, and the transition out of winter is just as much about releasing as it is about blossoming. There is a shedding that takes place on a physical, energetic, and emotional layer that frees us from the storage we cling to in order to feel safe. Now is the time for letting…
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