Ode to Father’s Day

Ode to Father’s Day

“This we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.” -Chief Seattle Greetings Everyone! Someone asked me recently if I could pinpoint the best advice my dad ever gave.

Yoga for Sanity

Yoga for Sanity

“Why do silent moments on wilderness trips when the membrane between inner and outer mind seems to dissolve and one experiences the vast, ecological self later seem so remote from the possibilities of daily life? There is no cultural support for the experiencing of self beyond the human-centered confines of a culture that is hostile to nature.” ~ Charlene Spretnak

Self-Care Series and other Mother’s Day gift ideas

Self-Care Series and other Mother’s Day gift ideas

“The less the body is experienced, the more it becomes an appearance; the less reality it has the more it must be undressed or dressed up; the less it is one’s own known body, the further away it moves from anything to do with one’s self.”~ Mary Whitehouse

The Music of Yoga

The Music of Yoga

“We have fallen into the place where everything is music. The strumming and the flute notes rise into the atmosphere, and even if the whole world’s harp should burn up, there will still be hidden instruments playing.” ~ Rumi

Crawfish, Beer, and Beginner’s Yoga

Crawfish, Beer, and Beginner’s Yoga

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” ~ Suzuki Roshi

Summer Retreat

Summer Retreat

“Whatever perspective you have arranged for yourself on the surface, there is always another perspective that makes the original idea of your self seem absurd.”

David Whyte

Extended Practice Bonanza

Extended Practice Bonanza

“”Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” ” ~ Mary Oliver

Mardi Gras Resolutions

Mardi Gras Resolutions

“Science can tell us why the process of establishing a new habitual reaction becomes easier over time, as the new neural pathways are established, but it cannot explain why a meditation technique that greatly lessens the strength and frequency of negative mindstates results in the abundance of peaceful and happy mindstates.” – Charlene Spretnak

Super Special Practice on Superbowl Sunday

Super Special Practice on Superbowl Sunday

“When we stop fighting with ourselves, we aren’t creating anymore conflict in our mind. Then our mind can for the first time relax and be still. Then for the first time our consciousness can become whole and unfragmented. Then total attention can be given to all our thoughts and feelings. And then there will be found a gentleness and a goodness in us that can embrace all that has been given in the world. Then a deep love for everything will be the result of this deep attention. -Krishnamurti

Holiday Restoration

Holiday Restoration

“Most of us need to be given permission to switch from the doing to the being mode, mostly because we have been conditioned since we were little to value doing over being.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

Holiday Announcements

Holiday Announcements

“Your body exists in the past and your mind exists in the future. In yoga, they come together in the present.” -B.K.S. lyengar

Thanksgiving Announcements 2013

Thanksgiving Announcements 2013

God is the ground we walk on, the food we eat, and the gratitude we express, to no one in particular, as naturally as breathing.” – -Stephen Mitchell

FSY Birthday Celebration

FSY Birthday Celebration

“To be human is to become visible while carrying what is hidden as a gift to others. To remember the other world in this world is to live in your true inheritance.” – David Whyte

Extended Practices with Laura Jarrait!

Extended Practices with Laura Jarrait!

“If you put the body in motion, you will change. If you let your heart be moved, be open to the risk and the adventure of feelings, letting them work through to completion, you will change. The spirit in motion heals, expands, circles in and out of the body, moving through the layers of consciousness from inertia to ecstasy. Open to the spirit, and you will be transformed.” -Gabrielle Roth

Ujjayi Extended Practice

Ujjayi Extended Practice

“When an archer is shooting for nothing, he has all his skill. If he shoots for a brass buckle, he is already nervous. If he shoots for a prize of gold, he goes blind or sees two targets — he is out of his mind! His skill has not changed, but the prize divides him. He cares. He thinks more of winning than of shooting. And the need to win drains him of power.”

~ Chuang Tzu

Halloween Announcement

Halloween Announcement

“The whole state of your health has a lot to do with your state of mind and your way of being… Become as resourceful in inspiring yourself to enter your own peace as you are at being neurotic and competitive in the world.”

~ Sogyal Rinpoche

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