By popular demand (not really but it sounds good!) I'm now teaching Thursday mornings at The Yogi Tree in Toluca Lake. Join me each week at 10:30 am for kundalini yoga and gong so you can de-stress and reset your nervous system. For my full teaching schedule, look to the left or click here, and… Continue reading New Class Thursdays in the Valley!
You may have never even heard of this busy little messenger, but your vagus nerve is working full time. Its influence is shaping your perception constantly. Recent research has uncovered specific opportunities to capitalize on its mechanism, as this article explains in Psychology Today. "Stimulation of the vagus nerve might be able to speed up… Continue reading What happens in vagus does NOT stay in vagus
I've been doing this kundalini yoga thing a while now -- about 10 years. As a result of my studies, I've finished a bunch of 40-day sadhanas, a few 90 and 120, and I even have a lifetime sadhana that Guru Singh, my teacher and mentor, gave me about four years ago. (Sadhana, you may… Continue reading Perfectly Imperfect
I practice yoga and meditation every day, which allows me to be calm, healthy and happy. Meanwhile, my favorite TV show is Justified, which is a violent Elmore Leonard-style crime drama set in the hills of Kentucky and known for its vigilante hero U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens as well as its pathologically vicious villains. I'm… Continue reading You Can Leave Your Hat On
Is it possible to do too much yoga and meditation? Apparently so since last week I did not realize I left my keys dangling from my open mailbox in the lobby until I reached my front door on the second floor! God only knows what parts of my life and belongings I've strewn across LA.… Continue reading Overmeditated
I'm blessed to be immersed in numerous intensive yoga studies for the next six weeks, including a phenomenal advanced teacher training this weekend at Yoga West Los Angeles. All that yoga has me in a somewhat spacey, happy place that I often refer to as "yoga stoned." I don't know if I made up that… Continue reading Yoga Stoned
Meditation is not about being blissed out 100 percent of the time. Case in point: yesterday in my training, I had some really nasty stuff come up during one of the sets we did. I don't even understand it. It was just pure yuck. I don't know what caused it or why it showed itself… Continue reading Waaaaaah!