For as long as I’ve lived in Atlanta my respite during times of stress; an over abundance of energy or when I’m feeling introspective, is seated at the water’s edge on the Chattahoochee River. “I come here to sit, and … Continue reading →
I think sometimes, many yogis (myself included) get caught up in having the perfect practice, the perfect pose, the perfect meditation, the perfectly blissful existence. But, let’s face it, that’s not reality. And, as I mentioned in a previous post, … Continue reading →
Exhale. Bring your hands to your heart in mountain pose (tadasana), engage your core and find your strength; feel grounded. Shift your weight to your right leg, and feel roots growing from the bottom of your right foot deep into the earth, firming you to the ground.
Feel the roots grow and establish a stable trunk into that right leg. Lift the weight off of your left leg, and come to the ball of your foot. Rotate your left hip open and place your left foot at your right ankle in a kickstand. If you feel stable, move your foot to the inside of your right calf, or even further up into the inside of your right thigh. Press the left foot into the right leg and right leg into the left foot equally to help you maintain your balance, and feel.
Extend your tree limbs toward the sky, and notice what kind of tree you become. Are you a strong, sturdy oak? Maybe you’re a flowing weeping willow. Or, do you quiver before you find your stability like the adaptable Cypress? Continue reading →