“Satsang is the invitation to step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you, it will burn only what you are not.” -Mooji by Olivia Massaro In yoga, a spiritual talk with a yoga master is called a satsang. Satsang is a Sanskrit word meaning “in the company of truth.” Sat means truth, … Continue reading What is a Satsang?
“What I’ve learned on my own is that I didn’t need to be afraid of all the things I thought I couldn’t do. The most important thing I could do and can do is to love – love openly and love unconditionally.” –Maria Shriver by Olivia Massaro Treat yourself, your mother, a family member, a … Continue reading Yin & Crystal Bowls
“The full ashtanga system practiced with devotion leads to freedom within one’s heart.” -Krishna Pattabhi Jois written by Olivia Massaro Part one of this blog will introduce you to the practice of Ashtanga yoga. Part two will further explain the two ways to learn the Ashtanga method, MySore style classes versus Led. According to Stephanie … Continue reading Digging Deeper into the Discipline of Ashtanga Yoga
“It is not what happens to you, it is what happens in you.” -Sesan Kareem Oftentimes, when we come across a friend or family member who is feeling angry, sad or lonely, our initial reaction is to say, “Don’t be sad,” or “Don’t be angry,” but maybe it’s better to just be patient and embrace … Continue reading Good Grief Yoga
by Lynn Weller Citrine is the perfect "happy" stone. Its amber-orange color represents the sun, promoting an uplifting energy for your mood. It also sends invigoration to the physical body, where the aftermath of the holiday season can leave you feeling exhausted. This amber gemstone is attached to and aligns your solar plexus chakra, promoting … Continue reading January Stone of the Month: Citrine