Seeking Refuge

Seeking Refuge

  I am sure we all agree, especially after the last year plus, that we are not in control of everything that happens to us. As a result of the pandemic and all that came with it, I felt like I had to keep it together for everyone else. At first that was easy but as...
Saluting the Sun

Saluting the Sun

Spring is upon us and I always feel so much better when the sun is shining. Sunshine not only lifts our spirits, but creates and gives us more energy. I am sure this is true for most of us, especially after a long, dark winter and the many changes that we have...
Parinama/ Change and Practice

Parinama/ Change and Practice

I am sure some of you have heard me say how I love a good rut. I am not a happy changer. This last year has been crazy with change. It is interesting how I/we have adjusted to it all. Sometimes I can really dig my heals in and resist change and sometimes I can just...
One Breath at a Time

One Breath at a Time

A few weeks ago, it was so smokey that you could not see the next hill over in West Seattle. COVID had already quarantined us, and now we were once again forced inside. Venturing out with an N95 mask was still necessary, this time to keep the smoke out to protect our...
Yoga Teacher Graduates

Yoga Teacher Graduates

When the quarantine for COVID-19 started, I had to put my current teacher training on hold since doing it online wasn’t an option for me. I truly felt that to be present with someone meant you had to be in person with them. Over time, working on the zoom...
The Community That Is SoundYoga

The Community That Is SoundYoga

This month the teachers each take a turn at sharing their thoughts about the community that is SoundYoga.   Sangha, or community, is what has made my job as a teacher so rewarding these past 15+ years. What we create together in our classes is a safe, warm, and...