November 2017: Student Spotlight

We recently sat down with Heather and Ted to chat their yoga journey, and the role yoga plays in their lives. Here is what they had to say...

What's Love Got to Do with It

I have a vivid memory of sitting on the edge of my sister's bed at the age of 7, watching and admiring her. It was 1984, What's Love Got to Do With It started to play on the radio, she turned it way up.  Read more...

The 5 Kleshas - Part 5

Sutra 2.9 introduces Avhinivesah, or clinging to life. This Sutra can be translated as 'Clinging to life, flowing by its own potency (due to past experience), exists even in the wise.' Many don't believe in life after death, but it's hard to deny that knowledge comes through experience. Our lives (from birth to death) are influenced by our choices and experiences. Through experience we create habits, which eventually turn into something that feels like second nature.  

October 2017: Student Spotlight

We recently sat down with Heather and Ted to chat their yoga journey, and the role yoga plays in their lives. Here is what they had to say...

The 5 Kleshas - Part 4

Sutra 2.8 introduces Devesha, or Aversion. This Sutra can be translated as 'Aversion is that which follows identification with painful experiences.' Much like attaching to the positive, we have a tendency to create an aversion to negative experiences/pain, but why? Duh, because not dealing with pain is much easier for most of us.

September 2017: Student Spotlight

We recently sat down with Lillian to chat about her yoga journey, and the role yoga plays in her life. Here is what she had to say...

The 5 Kleshas - Part 3

Sutra 2.7 introduces Raja, or Attachment. This Sutra can be translated as 'Attachment is that which follows identification with pleasurable experiences.' There are a couple words we recognize...pleasure and experience. Yes, please!

August 2017: Student Spotlight

We recently sat down with Emily to chat about her yoga journey, and the role yoga plays in her life. Here is what she had to say...

The 5 Kleshas - Part 2

Sutra 2.6 introduces Asmita, or Egoism. This Sutra can be translated as 'egoism is the identification of Purusha with that of the instrument of the seeing.' What does that even mean???