September 2012

September 7, 2012
On September 6, 2012, United States President Barack Obama delivered a speech at the Democratic National Committee sealing his candidacy for a second term as the Democratic Nominee. As I watched the screen, listened to his words and wiped the tears from my face in deep appreciation, the yogic code of ethics, the Yamas & Niyamas, came alive. Thank you Mr. President! Over the years of teaching, training and traveling, I have had many students ask me how the Yamas and [...]

September 8, 2012
To treat is to act or behave in a specific manner toward something. Since there are so many somethings, it stands to reason that today in a society teeming with choices that there is no shortage of solutions to what ail us. You can visit a medical doctor to treat the body; you can visit a therapist to treat the mind; you can visit a religious official to treat the spirit. And in so doing you address one aspect of your Being (and yes there are occasions when a singul [...]

September 15, 2012
I can admit that my favorite things to do in life can be summed up in what I call “The 3 T’s”- Teaching. Training. Traveling. These activities have created the most joy in my life, especially when done with my husband and partner in crime, Dr. Michael Bittner and have also kept me on and with that humble path toward everyday enlightenment. Why is yoga important? As Michael states in his September 8, 2012 blog titled The Bendy Antidote, [...]