Tag: courage

Fury vs Acting on Fury

It occurred to me after posting about women’s rage yesterday that some may take that as an invitation to act on rage. Rest assured this peace loving yogi would never be ok with that. Emotions are just that, emotional responses to circumstances or events…


Sthira and Sukha~opposing forces that bring balance

Sthira is a sanskrit word meaning steady, strong, resolute and firm. Sukha translates as gentle, easy, joyful, agreeable and good. When using these words in relation to our yoga asana practice it denotes firming our muscles, using the core muscles to hold ourselves steady…


Be brave

Mine is not an easy yoga asana class. At the start of a new session I let participants know that I am going to stress them out in order to teach them how to better manage stress. I challenge them physically, for sure; many…