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Align With The Magic of Deep Winter: 9 Simple Rituals

Deep winter is the time of long dark nights on either side of…

Sacred Story: A Chat with Susanna Harwood Rubin

Today I got on the phone with Susanna as part of my Sacred Story Online Immersion project. When I was designing the course I knew that I wanted to create a series of blog posts and interviews with various teachers who have also brought myth and story into their own daily lives. My intention with this was to show the ways in which many different people have come to work with deity practice, or mythological narrative, in a way that is both potent and creative....

The Value of Study for Yoga Students & Teachers

The practices of hatha yoga are so captivating with their emphasis on physical movement, deep breathing, meditation, sound and imagery. They also take a fair bit of time and energy to practice so that they become part of our body of experience. So it’s no wonder that many students of yoga find there is little time left at the end of the day for study. But without study the physical practices can lose context....

Pancha Mahabhutas: The Five Great Elements of Life

Long before I became a student of yoga and Ayurveda I was fascinated by the elements of nature and inspired by the 5 elements systems used in many traditional systems of natural healing and spirituality. When I was younger I chose to spend a few years living off the grid (meaning no running water, no electricity!), and that time spent living in rhythm with nature has deeply informed my studies and my experience of the elements.....

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....

The Freedom of Discipline

Yesterday afternoon I drove down the snowy road from Whistler…

3 Unconscious Mistakes Yogis Make (And How To Stop Making Them)

I created a free 45 minute online workshop sharing some of the foundational tools of Ayurveda and how you can put them into use in your daily life to create greater health and wellness....

How Do You Stay Inspired?

A common question that comes up for yoga teachers, and students is “how do I stay inspired?” Inspiration is key to great teaching and as such is vital for teachers of yoga, but it is equally important for students of yoga as inspiration is what keeps you coming back to your practice despite the busyness of life or the challenges it may present....

Winter Wisdom Restorative Practice

Here is a very simple restorative practice from the handouts for my Seasonal Wisdom Workshop that is coming up this Sunday the 18th. This practice would be an ideal way to start a gentle winter day off or for ending a busy day when you get home from work....

The Joys of Home Practice

Fact: Life has less ease and connection when I don't make time to practice.