Entries tagged with “Practices”

Ritual: Go Inward With the New Moon

This week there was new moon in the sky, did you notice it? Aha! That was a trick question! The new moon is also referred to as the dark moon because it is the only time of the mon…

Tadasana: The Pose for Standing Witness

Take a moment to stand upright. Do your best to stand as you normally do, without trying to find a “correct” posture. Close your eyes and notice what you feel.

Tara: The Liberating Power of the Female Buddha

A conversation with Jungian analyst and psychologist Rachael Wooten on the power of a Tara practice and her connection to the female Buddha.

The Delicate Art of Listening

“Close your eyes,” my yoga teacher says. “Don’t open them again for the next 90 minutes.”We laugh a little, like, Is she serious?Then she says, “I’m serious. Don’t open your eyes.”…

The Key to Creativity: Constraints

We do yoga to set ourselves free, right? That’s the message we get, anyway: the purpose of our practice is to liberate ourselves from sticky things like our bodies, desires, and re…

The One Minute, Icy Cold Path of Awakening

If you stay warm and dry it will take 10 minutes.

The Power of Breath to Calm

When life goes sideways on you, it's helpful to remember that one of the most powerful tools we have to affect many layers of our health is already happening within us.

The Spiritual Practice of Study

In my spiritual life, study is perhaps my most important practice.

Vocal Yoga: 5 Ways to Activate the Power of Your Voice

Connect with the power of your voice to amplify release and healing through your body using vocal yoga.

Vulnerability: A Practice for Receiving Support

Asking for help and receiving support is part of taking care of yourself. Don’t have shame!

What the Lunar Eclipse Means for Your Zodiac Sign

Discover how your zodiac sign is affected by the final lunar eclipse of the year.

Why a Little Guilt Can Be Good For You

Guilt is a horrible feeling. When we are little kids, before our moral compass kicks in, we have absolutely no sense of guilt or shame. We know we are not supposed to punch other k…