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* All-Level Yoga Class Videos    * Links to Unlisted YouTube Videos
  All Levels Yoga  – Twists     Wednesday, April 1, 2020- Twists
  All Levels Yoga  – Dancer    Monday, April 6, 2020-Dancer Poser
  All Levels Yoga  -More  Dancer     Wednesday, April 8, 2020 –  Dancer Pose
  All Levels Yoga  – Half Moon    Monday,  April 13, 2020  – Half Moon
  All Levels Yoga  – More 1/2 Moon    Wednesday,  April 15, 2020 – More Half Moon
  All Levels Yoga – Backbends   Monday, April 20, 2020 – Backbends
  All Levels Yoga – Moon Salutes &   Forward Folds
  All Levels Yoga-Samskaras and   Forward Folds Monday,  April 27, 2020, Sanskaras – Hamstring & Forward Folds Focus
  All Levels Yoga-Revolved Side   Angle Pose Wednesday,  April 29, 2020 Parvritta Parsvakonasana & Back Bend
  All Levels Yoga-Flowing Gate and    Tree Monday, May 11, 2020-     K. I. Simple S.
Flowing kneeling sequence to include Gate Pose. Standing Warrior flow including moving from Tree. Concludes with a seated twist. My apologies. The internet was glitchy while we were recording.
  All Levels Yoga-More Flowing  Gate Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Flowing kneeling sequence to include Gate Pose. Standing Warrior flow including moving from Tree to Eagle Pose. Concludes with a seated twist. My apologies for the video quality. The internet was glitchy while we were recording.
   All Levels Yoga May 18, 2020 -“True Yoga”  A flowing “Vinyasa” practice; Kneeling with Gate, Warrior flows with Tree and Eagle, Seated flow with Boat.
  All Levels Yoga May 20, 2020- Abhyasa    A familiar & steady practice. Sun Salutations Side Angle Pose Down Dog Lunge Janu Sirsasana Conclude with Legs up the wall.
  All Levels Yoga May 27, 2020 – Attitude – Iccha Shakti (energy), Alignment – Jnana ShaktiAction – Kriya Shakti, Includes Vashistasana and Wrist Tips
  *Gentle Class Videos  * Links to Unlisted YouTube Videos
   Gentle Yoga  March 30, 2020 – Twists
   Gentle Yoga  April 6, 2020 – Dancer
   Gentle Yoga  April 8, 2020 – Dancer
   Gentle Yoga  April 13, 2020 –  Half Moon
   Gentle Yoga  April 15, 2020 – More Half Moon
   Gentle Yoga April 20, 2020 – Danger vs Fear, Strengthen abs from Down Dog to Lunge in a Moving Practice
   Gentle Yoga April 22, 2020-More on How to-Down Dog to Lunge, Moon Salutes
  Gentle Yoga April 27, 2020-Today I Choose…..
Samskaras-Create Habits in Your Yoga Practice ad Life-Low back alignment, Tree
  Gentle Yoga April 29, 2020-Hug to the Mid-line (help for Tree Pose) and Shoulder Alignment
  Gentle Yoga May 11, 2020 – Standing Warrior flow including moving from Tree. K.I.Simple.S My apologies for the video quality. 
  Gentle Yoga May 13, 2020 – Flowing sequence includes Gate Pose. More work with Tree Pose. My apologies for the video quality. 
  Gentle Yoga May 18, 2020-Flowing Practice/Gate and Abdominal Strengthening
  Gentle Yoga May 20, 2020- Lunge Alignment/Supported Savasana
 Gentle Yoga May 27, 2020 – Attitude, Alignment, Action
Includes Vashistasana and Wrist Tips
Gentle Yoga July 15, 2020 – Aparigraha – Letting go of what stops you from surprising yourself.
Gentle Yoga    July 29, 2020 –  A Reminder that the wisdom we seek is within.  
Twists.  Demonstration of using the yoga belt to support your shoulder alignment.  Standing balance, figure 4, (ankle on knee-balance).
Gentle Yoga Aug. 12, 2020 – Invocation, Shoulders, Sun Salutes, Balance, Eagle Seated and Standing, Discussion of the Psoas Muscle

Gentle Yoga Aug. 19, 2020 – Choose How to BE!! , Seated-Stretches Warm-Up, Standing Warriors, Lying Down- Using a blanket, spinal support variations, Balance, Bridge



A Tale of Two Pots

I first heard this story as a beginner in my yoga practice and have heard it numerous times since.  I am not sure who originally wrote it, to whomever did I am grateful.  It was a sweet gift to hear  that perhaps the things that frustrated me the most about myself and others were the exact things that make us special and even precious.   What if we all saw our “Flaws” as our brightest traits????   I must admit that it is not always easy to see these “bright traits” when I look in the mirror.  This however, is one of the blessings that yoga has inspired in and for me.  The ability and tenacity to see through the cracks and view the light in my heart.  

A Tale of Two Pots
A Tale of Two Pots

Namaste’  The light in my heart bows in honor of the light in your heart.

Happy First Month of Spring!!

Oatman's Wild Burros
Oatman’s Wild Burros

We recently traveled thru Southwestern U.S.   We traveled Route 66 thru the mining town of Oatman, AZ where the wild burros are in charge, to the Sand Dunes just outside Yuma, AZ winding our way to the Red Rocks of magical Sedona. 

Sunset near Needles California
Sunset near Needles California

25.6 sand hand standI kept my ‘handstand a day’ practice alive.  Balanced for a moment or two in the sand dunes and on the mountainside overlooking Sedona.  We camped and hiked in Alamo State Park in Nevada, we saw the full moon rise over the mountains of Sedona as we camped near Jerome, AZ.  The sunsets were spectacular as were the sunrises.   We toured ancient ruins in the back country of Sedona and of course we visited a psychic in Sedona.  She agreed with us that life is indeed good!!

Full Moon Over Sedona
Full Moon Over Sedona

When we travel, I love learning a bit about the people we meet.  We visited with lots of kindred spirited people from the north seeking sunshine,  just like us.  One couple from Missoula were the hosts of Alamo Campground in Nevada.   A young man shared that he had spent a few years living at the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas near Arlee.

Sedona Scenery
Sedona Scenery
Schnebly Hill Handstand
Overlooking Sedona
Ruins Near Sedona
Ruins Near Sedona

We met Navajo Jewelry Artists as we shopped at their outside market.  One piece of jewelry just ‘had’ to come home with me.  It is a silver swirl with a stone embedded at the top.  The artist shared that in the Navajo tradition it symbolizes the Whirlwind (Nilch’i) or Swirl.  It represents the powerful force of the wind that communicates between the elements of nature.  It is the spiritual essence that pervades nature.  Every living thing is touched by and communicates through nilch’i , the wind.   It gives life and motion to plants, animals & objects in the universe.   It is known to be the symbol of journey, it sweeps out the old and opens way for the new.   We saw this very same symbol imprinted by the ancient inhabitants on the walls of the ruins we visited near Sedona.

The significance given to the nilch’i or wind means the same to me as the breath or Prana in the teachings of yoga.  Reinforcing the understanding for me that we are all more alike that we are different.  At our hearts we honor similar things.  Our traditions and symbols may have different names,  but the essence is very similar.   When we close our eyes, we see each other through the similarities of our hearts.   To me this is one of the greatest gifts of travel and of yoga.

May we be at peace, peace within and peace with each other,

Rainbows in the desert