Categorized as: Philosophy

Yoga Story: Megan Allen

What first brought you to yoga? What first brought me to yoga was curiosity. It seemed to me that the individuals I know that practiced yoga brought qualities on ways of being to life that I desired for myself, like health, ease and peace, happiness and connection. They were loving, positive, supportive and nurturing, and […]

From the Founder: January 2014

Love If you want constant happiness Then every day Enlarge the circle of your love. —Sri Chinmoy* We all long for abiding happiness, yet amidst the trials and tribulations of daily living we often fall short of our happiness-goal. In the time of Socrates people believed that happiness was reserved only for those the gods […]

What is Meditation? by Martin Stamper

What is meditation? I think a lot of people ask this question, and the concept of meditation is a huge mystery in my opinion. I have meditated and read books on the subject, but it still seems to be somewhat elusive to define. However, I am going to take a leap and define meditation as […]

From the Founder: December

Opportunities Each divine thought Is, indeed, a pilgrimage To a new world. –Sri Chinmoy Each thought is a world unto itself. It covers the lens of our mind’s eye and affects our sense of the world and ourselves. We react to situations and circumstances in the form of our thoughts and emotions. Many people feel […]

From the Founder: November

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” –Aesop We are all interconnected. Each one of us is part of humanity’s collective heartbeat. The transformation of the individual resonates through out the entire creation. Yoga is an opportunity to know what is true in our hearts, to be thoughtful and kind. Yoga is an opportunity to […]

From the Founder: October 2013

“The shortest answer is doing.” –George Herbert We have so many questions in our lives. The deepest questions often revolve around the purpose of our lives and the nature of our deepest Self. Our lives are in many respects the search for answers. We all seek abiding happiness and satisfaction. Yet, how can we find […]

A Weekend Away by Heather Fenwick

Gift yourself a weekend away from highways, computers, phone calls… Sarah Clark and I will help you to unplug from your routine and reconnect to your inner self. Nestle into the majestic San Jacinto mountains. Enjoy fresh air, tall trees, a flowing stream set amidst scenic meadows, and of course YOGA. We aligned this retreat […]

Grab the Bull by the Horns by Megan Scollay-Casillas

The world’s oldest yoga instructor, Master Tao Porchon- Lynch turned 95 this month and I have say I am completely inspired. Still being new in my yoga practice and certainly a novice yoga instructor, it’s hard for me to wrap my mind around the depth of knowledge Master Tao Porchon-Lynch must have. However, what struck […]

Living Yoga Immersion – A Look Back by Caitlin Steiger

“The moment we start breeding the qualities we wish to attain through mindful awareness, we will see our world in a different light, as those on the outside will feel those qualities shining through. In time, we will become what we always were- our true self.” – Caitlin Steiger I never imagined that I would […]

Strategy for Success: Sample Exercise

EXERCISE: Discovering the purpose of your life is no simple task. It requires much inner search and reflection. Set aside ten minutes for this exercise. Sit comfortably, away from distractions, and repeat to yourself over and over, silently or aloud, “What is the purpose of my life?” Concentrate as powerfully as possible on the repetition [&hel