Expressions of our Heart

Not all Unicorns and Butterflies

Once upon a time, a teacher told me “when you tighten around pain, that is what causes suffering”.  This idea took me a while to really understand.  How is it possible to experience pain without suffering? When you think about your physical responses to comfortable or...

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You don’t like me?

Danny shared last week how the application of yoga philosophy has influenced his life. Now it’s my turn: How hidden beliefs can affect our relationships Just the thought of someone not liking me used to be a source of great suffering for me. Any form of rejection...

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Feeling your Philosophy

Wanting something other than what we have is the MAIN source of suffering! When you finally get down to embodying an idea or practice then you really start to feel the effects of it.  In my past I had spent many MANY hours in traditional therapy only to find myself...

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Kaivala – Ultimate Freedom

In many of our classes we chant an invocation that ends with Kaivalyam Padam Asunute.  And the word Kaivalya is the root of kaivalyam.  But what does it mean?  And how can we identify with its energetic qualities? Kaivala can be used as an adjective to mean “leading...

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