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The Value of Studentship

I feel very fortunate that when I began my journey as a yoga student my teachers were quite traditional and laid out clear guidelines for me on how I was expected to act in a class, in the shared space of the studio, and in relationship to my personal practice. These teachings were given to me in order to maximize my ability to learn, as well as to support the learning environment for others, and if hadn’t receive them early on I may not be the student and teacher I am today....

Moon Wisdom: New Moon

The new moon is when the night sky is dark and the light of the moon can’t be seen. It’s a time when the energy current is below the surface, and in comparison to the bright and vibrant energy of a full moon, the days around the new moon are quiet and contemplative in nature....

Practice With Me On Yogo.TV

I have been busy with Yoga Teacher Training and a full travel schedule so have not been as active on my blog. main.rotate.1However I did do an afternoon of filming with Yogo.TV earlier in February and so you can catch up with me there....

Why Do Yogis Cleanse?

If you do yoga long enough you will notice that you start to make different choices. You may start to gradually lose your desire for foods that make you feel heavy and dull, you may lose interest in relationships that don’t uplift you, and you may find yourself craving simplicity over excess.....

Ayurvedic Seasonal Wisdom for Autumn

As the second full moon of August waxes towards the first new…

Gratitude: A Love Letter To The Tofino Yoga Community

After five days of moving and unpacking we are finally settled…

The Art of Slowing Down & Diving Deeply

The golden summer weather of yesterday has shifted to a cool breeze that is whispering through the trees of mysteries to come, and I feel a call to stillness that reminds me of slower seasons and quieter days.....

Ayurvedic Seasonal Wisdom for Summer

The summer season is one of abundance and beauty. It is a joyful time of increased light and warmth, and it's nature is generous, and extroverted, compared to the chill, dry seasons of fall and winter. It is a time to delight in the colors, and smells, and flavors offered up from the Earth, and to gather with friends and family to play outdoors and savor the long evenings and lazy days....

Yoga Videos for Home Practice

While I haven't been writing much this past week I have been busy making some short videos for your home practice. I will do my best to add new videos each week and you can subscribe to my You Tube Channel to stay updated if you like.

Purnatva & Shunyata: The Dance Between Fullness & Emptiness

When I can allow myself to simply be in the quiet moments of my life, the silent pause between one activity and the next, one breath and the next, then I am provided the nourishment, and often the inspiration, for the next cycle of fullness. It is a beautiful dance....