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Your Journey or Mine: Practicing Satya On & Off the Mat

Satya (Sanskrit: सत्य) means truth, reality. It also refers to a virtue in Indian religions, referring to being truthful in one’s thought, speech and action. In Yoga, satya is one of five yamas, restraint from falsehood and distortion of reality in one’s expressions and actions. When we speak from satya, we speak from a place… Continue reading Your Journey or Mine: Practicing Satya On & Off the Mat

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Anxiety and You: Mantras

I struggle to piece together the words that are tiny shocks of energy shooting across my brain. In one hand, it feels as though there is stillness, but when I look deeper within,  there’s an overwhelming sense that there are hundreds of words, screaming at me; fighting for me to hear them, to listen. It’s… Continue reading Anxiety and You: Mantras

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Ode to the Soul

It is the center of everything that is beating. It’s what tells me how to feel.  It tickles my heart when I am inflated with love. It flutters when I am nervous, and whispers to tread lightly. It aches when I become emotionally compromised, and when I’m angry it sets fire beneath my lungs and reminds me to breathe. Hidden… Continue reading Ode to the Soul