Our posts on yoga, ayurveda, philosophy and health
Friends who have taken one of my teacher trainings may have heard this story before, and for the sake of efficiency and future access, I’ve decided to simply post it here. As the “Sankalpa” blog states, sankalpa is a Sanskrit word that refers to a big-picture intention that you are firmly committed to and in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Last weekend I taught about Sankalpa (a big-picture intention that you are wholeheartedly committed to). It was refreshing to revisit this idea, and I feel like I could have offered more information about this idea, so here goes…. This summer has been a reminder that the important things in life are a sequence of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bernadette has been practicing yoga for many years, primarily at the Windward YMCA with many of you! She offers skillful classes that are sequenced with attention to detail and alignment, injury-prevention, power and fun! Unsurprisingly, she recently transitioned from substitute teacher to permanent instructor at the Y…check out her classes: Mondays, Sunset Vinyasa: 6:15-7:30pm Every […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Meet Amy! Since a young age, Amy has had an intuitive way of connecting with others in a deep and meaningful way. Amy was born in Michigan and her travels have led her to live and study in Hawaii and California, in which she has a B.A. in Women’s Studies & Communication Studies, and a […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Many thanks to Diane Ako for writing this piece regarding the restorative yoga and crystal bowls collaboration that Bryan Jordan and I routinely offer in Kailua. After many years as an award-winning news anchor, Diane recently opened her own PR firm, called Diane Ako PR. She has a wonderful sense of humor that shines through […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Meet Angie Kaufman, RYT-200 & soon to be RYT-500! Angie began practicing yoga when she moved to Austin, Texas in 2001 to pursue her bachelors degree in Ecology and Evolution. There she discovered yoga as a necessary practice to bring balance, relieve stress, and keep her mind and body healthy. In 2015 she completed her […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Meet Megan Cochrane, RYT-200 and soon to be RYT-500! In addition to having an RYT certification, Megan is a Stretch Therapist and Movement Specialist. She practices and teaches yoga to reconnect – to the breath, to a sense of inner calm, and to herself. She has completed two 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training programs, a neurology […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’re approaching one year on our property, and what a year it has been! We encountered five hurricane-strength storms during the “dry” season of 2016 along with multiple periods of torrential rain which created Lake Webster right in our front yard! By the way, I HIGHLY recommend Coleman tents! Ha. Even though we are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Happy New Year…and good riddance 2016! Who’s with me on that?! I am offering a limited-time discount on the May Montana retreat – see bottom of page – which I would like to preface with an explanation… I rarely set new year’s resolutions, but I have an annual practice of reflecting upon the previous year […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
If you lose touch with nature, you lose touch with humanity. – J. Krishnamurti Here on the big island there is a 30-minute hike to an area called the champagne ponds. The hike is through a lava field that borders sea cliffs that slowly taper to a black sand beach at sea level and then […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.