Spirituality, Compassion, Forgiveness: Healing Our Selves & the World ~ Rolf Gates

  Excerpted from Meditations on Intention and Being: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga, Mindfulness and Compassion. A few years ago I went on a ten-day meditation retreat in California’s Yucca Valley. It was very well attended, and each morning I sat at the back of a large room full of people as they…

Yoga for First Responders: Waking Up Through Serving Domestic Soldiers – by Olivia Kvitne

Yoga for First Responders: Waking Up Through Serving Domestic Soldiers by Olivia Kvitne* I remember the moment when the definition of “teaching yoga” changed for me. Barking out asanas in a hot room with a required Top 40 playlist didn’t seem to fulfill what I had intended to offer. I also didn’t practice that way,…

The Beauty and Versatility of a Chair Yoga Practice in Institutional and Clinical Settings by Joanne Spence

The Beauty and Versatility of a Chair Yoga Practice in Institutional and Clinical Settings by Joanne Spence I have just had the great fortune of finishing up a three-week trip to Australia, where I have been teaching some yoga workshops and visiting friends and family. It has been an exciting opportunity to revisit the country…