Discernment is perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding. It is the ability to choose from right or wrong, and to judge between truth or error. Of course, here too, we bring in our tainted perceptions and perspectives, but the act of looking at all options and making decisions, with awareness and acute decision making, is already a step above judgement
What do you get when you mix a 2 hour back bend workshop, teaching a powerful beginner’s class inspired by said workshop right after, winding down fromchaos of the week with a glass or three of red wine, and old episodes of Grey’s Anatomy? Well here’s the answer: a good old cry. Leading up to yesterday was… Continue reading A Little Back Bend Hurt No Body
This week I told myself I’m going to give myself a little break from creating content. I wanted to not be in front of the camera and just focus on my yoga trainings with Manouso Manos and Maty Ezraty. This is why I’ve been featuring other great practitioners on my Instagram page. Then leaving… Continue reading Headstand and Backflips at the Griffith Observatory
Most yoga studios which function in the U.S. are considered “for-profit” businesses. It is however refreshing to see that certain studios make yearly efforts to give back and raise awareness of issues that are vital for a safer, inclusive and diverse communities around this country.
Now, it is a bit embarrassing to admit this publicly, but my last real date was probably about a year ago.
Your lack of self-love, compassion and kindness truly reflect today the hate you were capable of bringing into this world. Your suffering, deeply rooted within the same heart we all possess, “dear” shooter, is leaving huge repercussions to a nation who is already so confused about their state of being. Our notion of violence, to… Continue reading Pray for Orlando. Pray for All Suffering.
Don’t let anyone tell you what you’re doing is wrong. Because, if you are trying and going towards whatever it is, then at least you’re being proactive about it. And most importantly, let the judgement and expectations go. When that happens, you are practicing yoga.
Why have I been so stringent when it comes to taking detours?
Has this also become relevant in other life decisions?
Why do we always choose the same route which we know so perfectly?
You were once a young child, just as worthy of care as any other. Can you see yourself as a child? Wouldn’t you wish the best for that little person? The same is true today: you are a human being like any other-and just as deserving of happiness, love, and wisdom. Buddha’s Brain by Rick… Continue reading LYFT Confessions: The Girl From Iran
How come he chose to stop what he was doing and make that woman’s day? Are some people just more generous, kind and loving than others? Do we all possess that much compassion, but don’t know how to manifest it?