Quieting The Monkey Mind

October 29, 2018

One of my most beloved teachers periodically reminds her students of the real purpose of yoga: to quiet the “monkey mind.” It’s almost a humorous term until you take a moment to dig deep and consider what it means. All of us, to a certain extent, live inside our heads. And I’d guess that most...

Why We Retreat?

October 1, 2018

You may have seen flyers at your local yoga studio, or on social media, promoting a yoga retreat in paradise. For a moment, you may have wondered what it was like. Maybe you envisioned yourself unrolling your mat in an unfamiliar place with people you’ve never met. If that thought crossed your mind, you either...

Shifting Your Practice for Fall or Vata Season

October 1, 2018

Here in Texas, we know that the summer extends longer and the winter is but a flash. However, there is no denying that change is in the air – quite literally! We are just beyond the Fall Equinox, and you can indeed feel the shift of energies as the heat and “fire” of the summer...