Journal

 “Just allow yourself to be in the present moment.” How many times have you heard that one before? Easier said than done, right? As a yoga teacher, I sometimes forget how much practice it’s taken me to be able to easily forget my to-do list and slip into the elusive present moment.

This month’s theme is all about trust! “We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection.

With the new year here, it just seemed appropriate that this month’s theme is all about setting goals. “New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” - Alex Morritt.

Welcome to Week 2 of our Managing Your Energy series. Last week we spoke about the 3 things you can do to manage your energy. This week, let’s put taking care of our energy levels into practice. Yoga can be a great way to decrease stress, which then promotes an increase in energy.

It’s mindfulness month! As we discussed last week, mindfulness is something you can practice wherever you are. The benefits of doing a mindfulness yoga practice is that you get to really hone in and focus on the qualities that you want to cultivate in your yoga practice.