Category: On Being “Fit”

When the Body Talks

Body is the device through which we calculate the astronomy of the spirit…. that shadow of a shadow of our love that somehow contains the entire universe Rumi There is a concept in Chinese medicine that relates the rotational joints of the body to what’s happening in our lives.  Imagine for a moment that your…

Eight Limbs of Astanga

Astanga literally means eight limbs. Yoga is a timeless pragmatic science evolved over thousands of years dealing with the physical, moral, mental, and spiritual well being of human as a whole. Astanga Yoga practiced in its correct sequential order, gradually leads the practicioner to rediscover their fullest potential on all levels of human consciousness. This…

The Art of Bathing

The bathtub is a simple, wonderful invention that many of us take for granted. Since the beginning, bathing in water has been essential to one’s good health and peace of mind. It is not only for an occasional Saturday night indulgence, or exclusively for the kids and their toy boats; the bathtub is perfect for…

Personal Practice

LIFE IS NOW! Who you are today is not who you were yesterday. The potential of tomorrow is limited only by our own perception. Identity is defined with every step along the way. At one time people saw the world as flat, a straight line. When they conceived of the universe, it was imagined that…

What is “in shape”?

It all begins with the self-talk, “I want to get in shape” or “I need to work out”. Then we look out into the world and see the media definition of “in shape”. Have you ever really stopped for a moment and asked yourself what is “in shape”? You know…. “Fit”. What is that? Better…

Our Inherent Recuperative Powers

Concept: if you have a seed, a tomato seed, a flower seed, it does not matter.  If you put the seed in fertile soil, give it sunshine and nourishment, it will discover its potential and grow towards its fulfillment.  We are always more potential than we are actual.  Actualizing our potential is growth; a step…