Category: Inspirational Stories & Quotes

Samskaras – Do We Keep Falling Into the Same Hole?

All of us have had times when we have fallen into the trap of repeating the same, unhelpful behavior over and over, even though it leads to something negative.  Usually this stems from unconscious beliefs and habits we’ve learned in childhood.  In yoga we call patterns/habits “samskaras.”  These samskara patterns can be something as simple […] click here to read more

The Cookie Thief – Inspirational Poem

Yoga Cookies

The following poem reminds us to beware of our Cookie Thief tendencies.  Before accepting a chip on our shoulder (chocolate in this case) we are wise to consider we might have limited knowledge and are holding on to something best released. A woman was waiting at an airport one night, With several long hours before […] click here to read more

Are You Too Old to Practice Yoga?

Are your too old to do yoga?

Old race horses are sent to the glue factory. Old cows are sent out to pasture. Old baby veals (hmmm?) are sent to the slaughter house. But what happens to people who are too old to do yoga? How do you know when you are too old? To paraphrase Lady Bracknell from The Importance of Being […] click here to read more