Avoiding Future Misery

Heyam duhkham anagatam Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, 2:16 We cannot avoid the pains of the past, for they have already come to pass. We cannot avoid the pains of the present, for they are already in progress. The only pain … Continue reading

Yogic Three Part Breath

How to Practice Yogic Three Part Breath A person can survive for weeks without food and days without water. A person can only survive for minutes without air. We know what happens when we stop breathing, yet most of us … Continue reading

What is Yoga Therapy?

Yoga Therapy is a new distinction in the “Yoga-verse” — essentially a distinction between yoga instruction/classes and yoga as a therapeutic modality. Yoga Therapy uses time-tested yogic tools to support the remembrance of our innate wholeness. Yoga classes tend to … Continue reading


Life is hard, filled with sadness and loss. We experience great love in relationship and sooner or later it ends – by disagreement, sickness, death, or just growing apart. We hurt each other, we hurt ourselves, we hurt the world … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Fifteen

Cleanse Day 15: Game of Thrones Part 3 & All Done I made it! It was hard work at times, at other times exhausting, yet it was cleansing and I feel amazing. I shed 11 lbs, my joints feel lighter, … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Fourteen

Cleanse Day 14: Just One More Day I took my last 4 Tablespoons of ghee this morning. Ahh, how wonderful, I do not have to have ghee until the next time that I do this 😀 Dreading the fact that … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Thirteen

Cleanse Day 13: Figuring Out Why I Eat Unhealthy Today started out with a disturbing dream about Cleo and then home invasion. Not a pleasant way to start my day. I did recover, power my way through 4 tablespoons of … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Twelve

Cleanse Day 12: More Ghee and Self-Care Day two of ghee. I think I have found a way to choke it down. I melt it, then with a spoon I pour it under my tongue. Then I swallow it with … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Eleven

Cleanse Day 11: Real Food I know that what I was eating was real food, but oh my goodness, something other than kitchari is heaven! When I woke up, I took a look at my tongue, as I always do … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Nine

Cleanse Day Nine: Stalling Today was the hardest of all of the days so far. My dad had to go to the hospital yesterday. He is post-op for a back surgery a week and a half ago and has a … Continue reading