Tag: Yoga

The Very Magical 8-Limbs of Yoga

Yoga is a practice that exists both on and off a mat; alone, in community, and with teacher; physically, with the body, and on every psychic, energetic, and emotional level.  Yoga is vast – in history, teachings, and experiences.  Just like the ancient history… Continue Reading “The Very Magical 8-Limbs of Yoga”

How to Yoga Nidra in 10 Easy Steps

Yoga Nidra is a very cool practice that progressively visits the 5 Koshas – or, layers of the Self – beginning with the body, then energy and breath, followed by thoughts and emotions, into our wisdom, all the way to joyfulness. As I said in… Continue Reading “How to Yoga Nidra in 10 Easy Steps”

After Writing Nidra

“Still blissed out from yesterday,” she said.  “It was amazing!” High praise from someone who experienced my – yes, my original – Yoga Nidra yesterday.  The Yoga Nidra script that nearly defeated me.  The Yoga Nidra script I spent ten hours researching, writing, and… Continue Reading “After Writing Nidra”

Writing Yoga Nidra

Writing a Yoga Nidra script has been extremely challenging.  The internet is surprisingly unhelpful.  I can listen to or buy recordings of Yoga Nidra to guide myself on a journey, or I can read aloud from one of the books . . . but… Continue Reading “Writing Yoga Nidra”

Reiki One Attunement

During an intense weekend of yoga teacher training, I was given the Reiki I attunement, activating my ability to channel “universal life energy” in the specific way passed on through the lineage of Reiki teachers.  What follows is an excerpt describing the experience. Reiki… Continue Reading “Reiki One Attunement”