Subscribe to digital
Subscribe

Cowabhujangasana!? Yoga for Surfers

july2014_surf9

Ujayii, the breath at the heart of most yoga asana practice, is oceanic in quality. Smooth, consistent, steady, audible. Teachers often instruct students to ride the breath like a wave, allowing the inhales and exhales to smoothly roll off one […]

Poison Control: 5 Steps to Soften Your Anger

july2014_practices

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” —Anonymous (often attributed to Gautama Buddha) Seeing red, spitting bullets, going ballistic, seething, fuming, burning. Anger is hot, sharp, and dramatic. For me, anger arrives with […]

6 Ways to Rise Above Suffering

June2014Zoe

Spiritual Core Empowerment – Can I Get a Witness? “Learn to watch your drama unfold while at the same time knowing you are more than your drama.” —Ram Dass Suffering is part of the human condition—especially for those of us […]

Teacher Training in LA – Grounds for Transformation

June2014Teachertrain3

Throughout most of yoga’s 5,000-6,000 year history, its sacred teachings and rich traditions were transmitted through direct lineage, from guru to disciple, in secluded mountain caves and remote ashrams. Now, you can receive your yoga education in just 200 hours—at […]

Lessons from the Frontline of Motherhood

May2014PracticesMeg

I should have been more specific when I set my intention. I wanted to receive enlightenment on the mat through my yoga practice, not necessarily through the challenges of motherhood during my daughter’s kindergarten homework session. Sometimes a mundane task […]

3 Ways to Increase Tolerance for Discomfort

May2014PracticesZoe

“I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences […]

Teacher Profile – Greville Henwood teaches Kids Yoga

May2014Teacherprofile5

Greville Henwood is a big kid at heart. If you head to his website you’ll find a gallery of him standing on his head, smiling, and teaching kids yoga.   This sense of wonder and joy has opened doors for […]

Perspective as a Power Tool

April2014Zoe

  3 Ways to Change the Way You See Things   “I kind of quit surfing when I got out of high school, but then a few years ago I started to take it up again. I’m not an expert […]

Rtucharya: Tending the Fire of the Seasons

Mar2014PracticeShiva

In Ayurveda, rtucharya describes the cycle of theseasons through the year. The word comes from the root rtu from the Vedic rtam, meaning “cosmic rhythm.” Within the great mandala of the yearly cycle, the Earth completes its orbit around the […]

Practice Makes Practice: 4 Ways to Incorporate Ritual in Daily Life

Mar2014ZoecolumnCup

“When I was a kid, our family used to watch Bonanza. I really liked having a Sunday night TV ritual.” —Anne Lamott My family’s TV ritual centered around Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In on Monday nights. I learned a lot from […]

Featured Listings View all listings

Upcoming Events View all events