Reflection Ritual

I love using the powerful earthy, and grounding aroma of Patchouli, as part of my daily Sadhana. Place a drop of Patchouli in your left palm. Circle 3x with your R fingers. Rub palms together and inhale deeply for several breaths with palms in a scent tent. Imagine yourself surrounded by white light for cleansing […]

Keep Your Cool This Summer

When the world is too busy, slow it down – Collin McCarty FOR A COOL SUMMER DAY, use Sitali or Sikari Pranayama, the cooling breath, to balance Pitta energy and to keep your body cool, tame anger, and agitation. Helps reduce appetite, thirst, fatigue, and more. For more info on this ancient practice go to […]

Create Sacred Time for Yourself

Happy FULL Moon Wednesday! CREATING SACRED TIME FOR YOURSELF. Come into into your fullness. All it takes is 5 minutes a day. Light a candle, lie down, or sit on the floor or in a chair. Feel the presence of the earth and your breathe. Place a drop of Stress Away Essential Oil in your […]

Soothe Down Your Nervous System

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone: you are the one who gets burned.”  -The Buddha When your nervous system feels taxed or  overactive, use the seed sound or Bija Mantra SOM. Repeat in your mind or chant to soothe down your nervous system. […]

do you desire clear vision?

“Your vision will become clear when you look into your heart.” – Carl Jung Clear Vision is that place to re-discover your True Essence. The place of Clarity, Energy and Purpose. Create some space daily for a few moments to quiet down your thoughts and tune into your heart with Prana Mudra – Sit in […]

Unravel the Knots Within

“In stillness the world is restored.” ~ Lao Tzu Your breath and awareness is a powerful resource to Unravel the Knots Within, to soothe your overactive mind, and to balance your Mind, Body and Soul energies. Close your eyes right now and simply breathe. With each breath in, open your heart, with each breath out […]

Do you feel TOO HOT and agitated?

“When the world is too busy, slow it down” – Collin McCarty Does the SUMMER HEAT make you FEEL agitated, scattered, or spacey? You can turn to the ancient breathing practice, Sitali or Sikari Pranayama, the cooling breath, to cool and temper the body. According to Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, we are in […]

GROUNDING to the Earth

Come down to the floor. Lie down on the Earth. Feel your back body to the ground. Bend your knees and bring them together. Bring your feet mat width apart. Arms are bent L-shaped, elbows shoulder height. Feel your feet connecting to the ground and into the Earth. Breathe into your back body. Breathe into […]

Do you desire to connect deeply within?

Yoga isn’t about getting to know the postures. It’s about getting to know yourself. ~ Gary Kraftsow I came to yoga not because of the movement, the poses or exercise. You see I use to exercise really hard in a gym with weights and machines. This was my practice and my training. I learned the […]

Open Your Day!

Happy New Year, Happy Friday! On this bright NEW day of the year, I invite you to make some time in stillness. “Stillness not the lack of movement or energy, it is harmony in action”. Write a list of things that didn’t work and things that did work. Then reflect, without judgment or censor. How […]