Entries by monica

Have you noticed . . .

Last weekend we hosted my yoga teacher, Robert, and his lovely wife Eleni and their sweet dog, Ruby.  In the preparation for company, I went into my Vata/Pita tendencies of fluff and fufe. The studio had flowers, food, and folks.  Thank you all!  Robert, besides his wisdom, bestowed a framed photo of the founder of […]

My Yoga Teacher is coming to town!

I am so excited! The weekend of September 14/15, my yoga teacher from Southern Cal agreed to come up to teach 2 workshops. Robert has been a student of yoga in the Desikachar/Krishnamacharya lineage over a decade.  He studied with Mr. Desikachar at the KYM in India and is one of a handful of teachers […]

Heart of Yoga Notes

Okay, it is official, this “Book Club” is actually a deep delving into the concepts of the beautiful book, Heart of Yoga by TKV Desikachar.  It’s not the completion but the experience and process!  The yogins who came are in for the long hall.  If you were present today–bless you for your clarity and courage […]

Heart of Yoga Book Club

I am so excited to read and discuss the Heart of Yoga with everyone!  This will be the upteenth time that I have gone through this loved simply written manuscript.  It uses simple language to describe and discuss depth defying principles of yoga.  Every time I bring out my kindle version or my lovely 10 […]

Replacing Soda with Water

This month I’m suggesting that we all give up one canned soda a week. If you drink a soda with lunch every day, just replace one lunch soda with a glass of water, a glass of tea, or even a glass of lemonade (squeezed lemon with stevia).

90 Day Challenge

Krishnamacharya, the father of yoga, said “practice for 90 days and something will happen.” I did. It changed my life. I challenge you to either practice yoga and/or take 10 mindful breaths every day. Do this for 90 days in a row. Each day you do, place a kernel of popcorn in a bowl.