Ahimsa: The Practice of Non-Harming

Traditionally blogs relay a personal story or anecdote. I have played with this piece for days, and though it is not necessarily a “blog” in the traditional sense of the word, …

Inspiration

Inspiration is a funny thing. When you actively seek it, it can be quite elusive. Almost as if it is one step ahead. Existing in the future. Always visible, but …

A Thing of Beauty

This week as I was driving home from a yoga session, something caught my eye just outside of the passenger side window. There flying right along side the car was …

The Path Never Traveled

Near my home is a beautiful natural oasis. A place where one is able to retreat and feel miles from civilization. At times, you are not much further than three yards …

Arriving Matters

Some days it is difficult to show up. We’ve all been there before- whether you were secretly dreading sitting in the rain for your son’s soccer game, you were planning …

The Power of Observance

It’s around noon on an eighty-five degree August day in Chicago. I am about 2 miles in to a 4 mile jog. My mind is filled with doubt in regards …

What Do You Want?

I recently spent three days in Washington DC training for a new position with an amazing company. The job as a professional development provider for teachers would require extensive travel …

The Space in Between

Take a deep breath in. Now let it out. Try it again. Notice the pause just as you transition from your inhale to exhale. Try it again. Slow the breath …

Embracing a Courageous Heart

On my mat, I am a risk taker. I am daring. On my mat, I am free and liberated. I can achieve anything. On my mat, I can be anything. …