Category: New Perspectives

Yoga Coming Home

“Yoga is not a work-out, it is a work-in. It guides me into the present, opens my heart and brings me home.”  While I was away in Scotland with friends, family and wedding celebrations, it felt like home. The rocks and earth, air and…

The Mellow Glow

Why fight against the fading glow of youth? Why try to freeze a process that can’t be stopped? You’re clinging too hard, that’s why you’re weary; your face is lined with tension not with age. And even if your form has altered a little…

Tolle Inspiration on Awakening

What does it really mean for human beings at their current evolutionary stage to “become more conscious” or to “awaken”?  If I had to put it in a nutshell, I would define it as “disidentification from thinking.”  When you realize that the voice in…

Kripalu Training Awaits

Today, I head north to Kripalu Yoga Center in the Berkshires. There’s still snow on the ground and cold winter temps to greet me. The perfect time to be nourished and restored. I will stay in touch this time around.   Cheers!

Happiness and the Movies

“Looking for happiness in the body, mind or world is like looking for the screen in a movie. The screen doesn’t appear in the movie, and yet, at the same time, all that is seen in the movie is the screen. In the same…

Enlightenment and Spending Time with Family

For everyone spending time with the Fokkers this year. This is a re-post and reminder just in time for Christmas and New Years. ☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎☮︎☯︎ “If you think you are truly enlightened, go and spend a week with your parents.” ~ Ram Dass I laughed…

Life is Like … Yoga

This is a repost for all my yoga friends out there. Enjoy! In my years of practicing and teaching yoga I have found it to be a wonderful metaphor for life. When practicing yoga I have learned so much about myself,  life and living…

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