I read an enlightening piece about loss and letting go. It was called the Beauty of Impermanence in Yoga Journal (YJ) (I understand YJ is not everyone's favorite magazine but they have some gems). This particular piece was written by a person experiencing the loss of their marriage while they were also witnessing monks creating… Continue reading Letting Go
I felt like I was the only person that has ever come back from a yoga retreat more pissed than when I left... I recently read an article about someone's experience at a healing retreat and was completely triggered. Her experience felt like my own. Different location, same foolery. I have experienced wonderful yoga retreats… Continue reading 5 Tips to Be Mindful of on a Yoga Retreat
Whether you are drying out from Cinco de Mayo or recently taken a restorative yoga class, both have elements of Mexican history and culture. Let's leave this video to discuss the former while we dive into the latter. As I lay into savasana with a warm blanket draped over my body, I couldn't help but… Continue reading What’s with the Mexican blankets?
I got that melanin magic, brown skin poppin', always fly, I stay in a cockpit~~Remy Ma
I am deeply empathetic so at times like these, I try to search for meaning and understanding. My heart is heavy with sorrow because of the latest tragedy at a Florida high school. I feel that these children are all of our children and it pains me to continue to observe tragedies that could have… Continue reading What Does Namaste Truly Mean?
Learn character from trees, values from roots and change from leaves ~~ Tanseen Hameed
Love is a by-product of freedom; it is the overflowing joy of freedom, it is the fragrance of freedom. First the freedom has to be there, then love follows ~~ Osho
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others ~~ Nelson Mandela
Love in abundance, comes only through great love ~~E. Hubbard
The best thing you could is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire. You are the fire. ~~Mama Indigo
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes a cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes a bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water my friend. ~~Bruce Lee
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots ~~Marcus Garvey
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare ~~ Audre Lorde
A place at the table where wisdom is passed~~Matthew Sanford
If you fall, I got you ~~ Yoga Mat