Off the Mat Yoga, meaning to yoke or join. Yoga asana one of 8 branches of the 4th yoga known as Raja Yoga or “The Royal Path of Union”. A long time ago I went to Nepal with a friend on a self-guided “climbing expedition”. The goal was to enter into a rarely traveled region, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Mindful Yogi Asana Practices Dear Friends of Shivatree Yoga/Yoga Adventure Hawaii, We are aware that there is some concern regarding the difficulty of the yoga asana practices that will be facilitated during the retreat. We would like to take this opportunity to address your concerns and encourage you to attend this excellent and unique […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Yoga Sutra 1.2 says, “Yogas chitti vritti nirodhah.” Translation: The goal of Yoga is to free oneself from the fluctuations of the mind. In this post I would like to address the three yogic ideals of Krama, Asana and Vinyasa. My focus this week is going to address our practice ON THE MAT. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
it is a small thing- to be humble’ content to be- who you are- each moment a freshness- breath leading- to stillness where- acceptance grows- to be like a tree or shrub- to learn about growing- from Earth- the slow in-breath- of a day- followed by the nights- exhalation- and the piercing clarity- of stars […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Hello everyone! This is Michael writing again for the first time in months. The position I took on the Big Island has run its’ course and I can now once again address the love I have for the practice of Yoga fully. I hope to see you on our upcoming retreat. This place is the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.