Poems We Love

You will find these days we read from the poets often in class. Poetry has a way of expressing the ineffable. A means to deliver us into the present moment. We hope you enjoy these …

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Self Compassion

Are you a good friend to yourself? Self Compassion has become central to my practice as I get older. Why? Because I think the practice of self compassion provides a missing link between yoga, meditation and …

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10 Relationship Green Lights

People talk a lot about red flags when we are in relationships. But it is equally as important to consider the green flags. Green flags can be thought as sign posts or indicators that the …

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Kids & Covid

The other night after bedtime cuddles, I was reading my book. I heard a whimper and went back down the hall to his room. “What’s wrong?” I asked?  “I’m scared of dying of Coronavirus!” he …

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10 Books for 2022

Recommendations from Jean & Rob It’s always helps to have  some book recommendation. Whether you want to dive deep into spiritual practice or simply embrace reading for pleasure.  This list is for you. Self-Compassion: The …

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Trusting in life

As 2021 comes to an end it has been a big year of learning and growing in our household. The last two years have been so unexpected personally and professionally that a great deal of …

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Getting Steady Isn’t Sexy

Yoga has become very much about the physicality of our practice – I wrote about that here for Wisdom Yoga Institute. There is a lot of sexy in the selling of yoga. But what might …

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Healing is Boring

I think healing has been glamourized. We have all become enamored by the fancifulness that surrounds healing. Healing seems esoteric, grandiose. It has been so deeply interwoven with the consumptive wellness culture that you can …

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10 Lessons to Love Life

Life can be tricky and troubling and sometimes we feel ungrounded and lost. Sometimes when this happens, I write a list of reminders to myself and I thought you would like to read my most …

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Boundaries: Why and How?

The year I turned forty, I was sick all the time. I had multiple rounds of antibiotics for chronic sinusitis and tonsillitis. It took me a little while to accept that I was exhausted. I …

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