Santosha (Gratitude & Contentment)

My favorite Niyama (set of ethical guidelines from the Yoga Sutras) is Santosha. The Niyamas act like a map to guide you on your life’s journey. The Niyamas are personal practices that relate to your internal world, your inner observances, how you relate to yourself. Santosha translates to mean contentment. In order to be content […]

Creating Balance

“Life is all about balance.  You don’t always need to be getting stuff done.  Sometimes it’s perfectly okay, and absolutely necessary, to shut down, kick back, and do nothing.” Lori Deschene “Balance is not something you find, it’s something you create” Jana Kingsford As a yoga teacher, I often tell my students about inviting more […]

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