Musings on Music

By Alicia Moore “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou Music has changed the trajectory of my life; it has pulled me to shore, and pushed me out to sea. Music is my anchor, my life vest, my pockets full […]

How Yoga Helps Anxiety

More and more people are telling me about their anxiety lately. It’s certainly a buzz word today and I feel it, too! However, it’s an old familiar feeling to me. I’ve dealt with anxiety since my early 20’s and it’s actually what drew me to yoga, thanks anxiety! I see it as an old friend, […]

Yoga and Heartbreak

How do you cope with heartbreak? It can feel so debilitating, so consuming and so painful. Everyone always says the same thing, that time heals all. But what do you do in the meantime? How do you wake up everyday and continue on with your life when it feels like its just been flipped upside […]

Satya’s Yogic Tips for Relieving Stress

Whatever your cause of stress is in life consider the effects of long term stress. Stress is harmful to our bodies and minds. Stress increases inflammation in the body and increases cortisol levels which damages brain cells. Are you experiencing symptoms like headaches, body aches, fatigue, skin rashes or insomnia, etc? Start by following this […]

“When you are joyous…”

There is nothing quite like grief. Grief is a powerful feeling to reckon with. Yoga and meditation can get you through times of intense grieving. Grief often comes on quickly, and it’s likely it won’t ever go away completely. But grief can be befriended eventually. Grief is a reminder of our unending love for someone […]

As Ego, ‘I’ Go – The Creative Paradox of Surrender

Shouting out to my peeps at Whole Yoga, I’m very happy to have been asked to contribute to the website blog. For my first offering, I’d like to throw out a couple of observations concerning the nature of surrender as an aspect of spiritual practice on and off the mat – a subject that often […]