In a deep metaphysical sense, all that is conditioned is illusory. All phenomena are literally 'appearances,' the outer masks in which the One Reality shows itself forth in our changing universe. The more 'material' and solid the appearance, the further it is from reality, and therefore the more illusory it is. Annie Besant Niyamas, or… Continue reading Ishvara Pranidhana or Devotion is the fifth of five Niyamas (observances) studied in Yoga philosophy.
The picture above was taken yesterday, the last of five magical days of led practice with the Mother of Ashtanga Yoga, Saraswathi Jois 🙏🏼🧘🏽♀️💓✨ I can't express how much this whole experience meant to me because there are no words that would capture the pure magic in its entirety. I seriously was and AM STILL… Continue reading Saraswthi Jois U.S. Tour 2018, Jacksonville Beach, Florida.
I was over-joyed with emotions and started crying as soon as Saraswathi walked through the door. Her essence is so captivating and her beauty shines from within ✨ I could barley get through the opening Mantra because the tears just kept falling down my face. I quickly wiped my tears with my hands and stood… Continue reading What an auspicious day 🙏🏼 First Day of the Saraswathi Jois U.S. Tour.
What is a human projection? The unconscious transfer of ones own desires or emotions to another. It may appear that these qualities actually exist in the other person. . . . . . . Why do people project their emotions or desires on to others? It’s a defense mechanism, a form of protection. When we… Continue reading Let’s talk about HUMAN PROJECTIONS.
. . . Here’s the reality of it... You will not be 100% on point everyday. Social media can be somewhat of a stream of false advertisement. Posting our most perfect pictures and video clips. Very rarely do you see the effort behind it or the many epic fails it took to get that one… Continue reading I am my own alchemist, transmitting negative energy into positive energy.
Sink into your hearts truth. Listen. Deep down in the depths of your soul Something is saying... I AM. I AM You. You are Me. I AM the Sky. I AM the Earth. I AM the Sun. I AM the Moon. I AM the Sea. I AM the birds and the bees. I AM the… Continue reading 🌟You are your own God. Only you can save yourself🌟
The flow which ebbs and flows with the tides. To be a piece of sea weed on the shore waiting for high tide is how we are meant to live and be. Waiting patiently knowing when to leap. Steady flowing like a calm and clear river. Never underestimate the intelligence of a calm body of… Continue reading Trust in Divine time and just relax into the flow.
. . . I love my Ashtanga Yoga Practice. It is challenging and rewarding all at the same time. Last month I was having a tug of war with my practice. I felt like it was becoming too demanding. Taking up my mornings and afternoons sometimes because I would need to nap afterwards. I decided… Continue reading I am not the person I am today because I took the easy path.
. . . Sometimes you step in sapp and it sticks to the bottom of your foot. The sapp seeps into the pores of your skin and becomes difficult to remove. If you leave it, it starts accumulating dirt and dust particles as time goes by. If you try and just use water to remove… Continue reading Yoga is good for man because the physical body improves, the nervous system improves, the mind improves, the intellect improves—so, how can yoga not be good? Krishna Pattabhi Jois
. . . Be 100% present and attentive. Speak your truth or maintain a dignified silence. Keep the focus on what's really important and what really matters. Let go of any attachment to outcome. . . . Attachments create suffering. When you attach to a certain thought, or action you cling to a specific outcome… Continue reading Detachment in life, is bliss✨