Manifesting What Your Heart Desires

What do you want?  It’s a powerful question and also one of the hardest questions one might ask.  Getting clear on what you desire is not easy. But it is a question worth pondering.  I ask myself that question in a formal practice every day.  In the style of meditation that I practice and teach, every session begins with 4 …

Welcome 2019

Happy New Year!  Here we come 2019. How are those resolutions? I quit setting New Years resolutions a few years ago after reading the dismal research that only 6% of resolutions are kept. Despite not writing down formal things I want to fix or change, a new year always feels optimistic to me – a chance for a fresh start …

Fall Winds Of Change: Yoga As A Way to Ground

These are tumultuous times when so many of us are feeling unsettled by the world, not to mention our own personal upheavals and transformations.  This is all happening in the first weeks of Autumn, which traditionally is a time when people experience more anxiety and feel ungrounded. It’s a perfect storm. My mind and heart have been swirling of late, …

Who Are You?

I’m just finishing an exhilarating 2 days at the Fields of Yogis festival in Cedar Rapids Newbo district.  People’s openness and desire to grow, transform and be a brighter light is infectious.  It is so helpful to spend time around like-minded people in sangha, or community, as a powerful reminder of how good we can really feel. This weekend, one …