What is Yoga?

Yoga is a 5,000 year-old discipline, but with a very simple goal:  Happiness. Yoga tells us that in order to realize lasting happiness (ananda), we must discover our true, spiritual nature. The word yoga actually means “to yoke” or “to unite”.  It is a chance to connect with the Universe, the Source, or God. For me, it has been a …

Acceptance

My new daughter Gretta is 3 weeks old and continues to amaze me…except at night when the sleep deprivation sets in and I can’t remember how many times I’ve pulled myself out of bed to feed, soothe, comfort or rock.  This morning, I found myself pulling baby books off my shelf searching for tips about how to improve our sleep …