Every time I feel like shit, it’s only a matter of time before that shitty experience changes.

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Two nights ago I went to bed in tears. Life was life-ing. Last night I went to bed with fiery purpose and a remembrance of my relentlessness in my body. What changed? We have all heard that โ€˜time heals.โ€™ Well I have something more clear to offer you which brings me much comfort and understanding […]

How is ‘chakra’ pronounced?

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Please stay till the end! But first let’s back it up to make sure we are all on the same page. ๐—™๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜๐—น๐˜†, ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ธ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜? Sanskrit is an ancient language originating in South Asia. It is the language that yoga was written down in and uses the Devanฤgarฤซ alphabet (similar to the English language using […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 6

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๐—œ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐™ฌ๐™š ๐™™๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ˆ๐™š๐™™๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ. Meditation is a state of being, so when we PRACTICE meditation in this School of Yoga, we practice all previous limbs of yoga, plus ๐Ÿ‘‰ Pratyahara: the 5th Limb of Yoga This involves shifting the flow of our […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 5

Lorena smiling at the camera with a dark forested background.

Let’s continue on our journey through Seek Sanctuary! ๐—œ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿฑ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜†, ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ต ๐—น๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฏ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฎ – ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™–๐™—๐™ž๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™—๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™–๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™˜๐™˜๐™š๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™ข๐™ค๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™š. It is important to note that none of the weeks in Seek Sanctuary […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 4

Abneet sitting outside on a wooden deck. Searing a white shirt and patterned pants, her hands in Anjali mudra looking at the camera.

On our journey through Seek Sanctuary, today we explore Week 4 of this transformational container. ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜†, ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™›๐™š๐™š๐™ก ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ง๐™  ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ข ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™ค๐™™๐™ฎ. We have two sessions per week in Seek Sanctuary, one […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 3

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Let’s continue on our journey through Seek Sanctuary! ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿฏ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜†, ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™›๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š๐™ฅ๐™ฉ๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ง๐™š๐™™๐™ช๐™˜๐™š๐™™ ๐™จ๐™ช๐™›๐™›๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ. ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜ข, ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜น ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ ๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜ข. Have you heard […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 2

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Today we continue on our journey through Seek Sanctuary! ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿฎ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐™๐™š๐™จ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง๐™˜๐™š ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™–๐™œ๐™š๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™๐™š๐™ก๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™๐™ž๐™ฅ๐™จ. ๐˜ž๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜บ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ซ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ง๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด? (For my sweet friends in recovery this may be recent. If so – I am celebrating you!) We complete specific exercises to delve […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 1

Tara standing on a dock with water and trees in the background, smililng and giving herself a gentle hug. Wearing a white tank top and orange skirt.

The transformational Seek Sanctuary program is 8 weeks long, and there are 8 days until I cast the circle and open Sacred Space in that container. SO, get ready for a daily taste of what you get to experience! ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿญ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜พ๐™ช๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐˜ผ๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ง๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จ๐™จ. We consider the Three Pillars of […]

I am simultaneously scared and thrilled with the direction my work is taking.

Photo of Tara sitting on the ground at the base of a tree, wearing a white tank top and a long, flowing orange skirt. With a tree of life on the ground to her left, laughing.

I am simultaneously scared and thrilled with the direction my work is taking. I am scared because truly coming home to oneself is challenging work and dominant culture – which I name as a system of white supremacy – has taught me not to rock the boat or I won’t be ‘successful.’ Dominant culture has […]

You have a life purpose.

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“You have a life purpose to assist in the creation of divine harmony in the world. Believe that the beautiful world you long for is not only possible, but part of your spiritual responsibility to create.” This morning I pulled three cards for myself, as I feel like I am turning a page in my […]

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