Tag Archives: Aṣṭāṅga Yoga

25 Day Yoga Challenge in Support of Yoga Outreach

Āhimsa is the first step of the pre-practice of Yoga (the Yama-s) and its natural result is a protection of diversity. Read more about how Yoga Outreach, a non-profit organization, is creating room in often overlooked spaces for diversity to thrive.

Backcountry Camping can be Yoga

How can backcountry camping be an expression of yogic practice? Come along for a journey with me over three nights spent in the woods.

Let’s Talk About Beliefs

We have been taught to be Believers, but there is an alternative! Researchers employ a systematic process that allows them to relate responsibly to the data they are observing. Read more about this here!

Trauma, Nonviolent Communication and Yoga

Inspired by the underlying synergies presented in the film The Wisdom of Trauma, this post outlines how trauma studies, Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Yoga weave together to form a robust basis for The One Person Revolution.

Yoga is not a prefabricated solution to your problems.

While prefabrication is a powerful tool of efficiency in building construction, no Yoga teacher can pass you the prefabricated pieces to the puzzle of your personal liberation. Read more about this here!

Was it right to celebrate Canada Day?

As a settler, deciding whether or not to celebrate Canada Day this year was an opportunity to examine how you make choices.

Moral decisions (what is the right choice? What is the good outcome?) are ones that we make all day, every day. Yet the majority of people make these important ethical decisions based on their past experience rather than present personal responsibility. Read this post to find out more!

How is ‘chakra’ pronounced?

A white background with translucent red/orange flames emerging from the bottom extending up to the mid point of the picture. Layered over top and centered are the words "How is 'chakra' pronounced?" At the bottom and centered is my company logo that reads "From The Hearth."

Please stay till the end! But first let’s back it up to make sure we are all on the same page. 𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁𝗹𝘆, 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗦𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗸𝗿𝗶𝘁? Sanskrit is an ancient language originating in South Asia. It is the language that yoga was written down in and uses the Devanāgarī alphabet (similar to the English language using […]

Aṣṭāṅga Yoga – From The Hearth