How often do you curse and do you feel bad about it when you do? I suppose your answers to this question will all differ depending on age, job, living situations, etc. For example, my friend the teacher in the suburbs of NY will probably curse a lot less than my friend working at the… Continue reading Does Cursing Cause Harm?
The whole point of yoga isn’t to get a good workout, the point is to get yourself closer to your Higher Power, closer to enlightenment. That being said, full enlightenment isn’t my end goal. My goal is to use the tools of yoga in order to find happiness on this planet, within this lifetime of… Continue reading What’s Your End Game?
Ok, so Pranayama doesn’t directly translate to “breath,” but as we’ve previously spoken about the Sanskrit language, not everything translates perfectly. Pranayama is the fourth limb of yoga. (Quick recap, because yoga can be difficult to follow, we’ve gone over the five parts of the first two limbs of yoga: Yamas — Moral Precepts Ahisma… Continue reading Pranayama — Breath
As promised, this week I’ll be going over each of the five yamas in depth, beginning with ahisma, which means nonviolence. As I stated last week, ahisma is more than just being physically peaceful to those around you. Ahisma is being nonviolent in every way possible — to yourself, to those around you, the way… Continue reading Ahisma — Nonviolence
A basic overview of the yamas and niyamas of yoga in which create the yogic code of conduct.
Gift giving is a funny thing. What’s meant to be a joyous, celebratory occasion can easily turn into a stressful, anxiety-inducing chore. What does this person need? What if they already have what I want to get them? What size are they? Will they be offended if I get them the wrong size, big or… Continue reading Gift Guilt to the Gift of Ease