Breath as Teacher

Breath as Teacher

“What we call “I” is just a swinging door which moves when we inhale and when we exhale.” Shunryu Suzuki This quote, from the book Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind,  is one of the most influential quotes I’ve read.  Buddhist texts used to be confusing...
What is Meditation?

What is Meditation?

In almost every culture or spiritual tradition, we find a form of meditation. In every case, meditation is an essential tool for self-discovery, something vital to one’s understanding of the universe and our human place in the cosmos. The precise meaning of the...
How to Practice Yoga at Home

How to Practice Yoga at Home

Are you a beginner who wants to practice yoga but don’t know where to start? Are you short on time for going to a studio or a bit shy to show up? Today it’s possible – even easy – to start your yoga practice at home. While you can practice at home, my...
How to Find a Yoga Teacher

How to Find a Yoga Teacher

Yoga practices have become more popular during the last couple of years. Today, most people start their practice at home, through online videos or apps.  Perhaps you began practicing yoga in this way, and now want to gain instruction from a teacher in real life,...