It feels like it’s New Year’s eve...that one in the Gregorian calendar that I have celebrated most of my life and used to fee like marked a new beginning. It feels this way in that yesterday and today really feel like a shift-an end and a beginning. A transition. A time to reflect and to call in. And, in a life lived more in tune with Nature, with the Earth and the Cosmos, it is just that. That I feel more aligned...AM more aligned...with the cycles of Ma* rather than with an
One month ago today, I touched down in Thailand, two calendar days earlier having departed Seattle and the US for the first two of three months traveling. The "lost" day was the 17th of October. Seems fitting that the 17th November was also a transition day. Yesterday I left Ranthambore at 5:30 am and with a brief, sweet stop in Delhi, arrived back in Rishikesh at 6:15 pm. I also left the past month of traveling to come to this next month of (mostly) staying put. That's not t
"To laugh is to risk appearing the fool. To weep is to risk being called sentimental. To reach out to another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas, your dreams before the crowd is to risk being called naive. To love is to risk not being loved in return. To live is to risk dying. To hope is to risk despair,and to try is to risk failure. But risks must be taken because the greastest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
The name Inner Teacher Yoga & Coaching is inspired by the mantra "Om Namo Guru Dev Namo." This mantra honors the divine teacher that resides in each of us. It is about recognizing that within one's heart, you already have all you need. All of the strength, all of the wisdom, all of the love. When I began teaching yoga, this mantra really spoke to me. As a new teacher, I often wondered (I still do!) if I was good enough. If I knew enough. Coming back to this mantra over and ov