TeriLeigh & Sandy's writings about yoga, shamanism, energetics, and healing.
Several years ago, one of my favorite teachers, Elizabeth Huntsman, suggested I try doing 10 Sun Salutation Bs, all on one breath movements, without any holding of poses or rests in down dog. She described it as a kick-ass workout. And she was right. I tried it back then, and it did KICK MY ASS! … Read more ›
This image is the result of a tragic incident that occurred at a Portland OR CorePower Yoga studio. (read full story here) 27-year-old Lindsey Eltinge was in savasana when the mirror fell off the wall and shattered on top of her. Her … Read more ›
As I was trying to sweep out the garage today, I could hear a chorus of birds outside. You know the sound—it’s like they’re excited about something. I paused a moment to enjoy their party. It was absolutely contagious. I couldn’t help but feel the building excitement within myself as well. I’m still smiling … Read more ›
Experiment with shifting your vibration with a vibration breath exercise. Imagine how you would breathe if you were confident and calm. Practice breathing this way for a few minutes noting the subtle shifts in your energy body. Now imagine how you’d breathe if you were bursting with absolute joy and excitement! Practice breathing that way … Read more ›
Drishti is Sanskrit for a focused gaze. There is a gazing point for each pose in Hatha Yoga and it is used as a means for developing concentrated intention. This single-focused gaze is part of the eight-limbs of yoga: pratyahara, the fifth limb, which relates to sense withdrawal; and dharana, the sixth limb, relating to … Read more ›
It’s January 31st. Christmas is long gone and your houses are back to normal (mostly) and if not, I’m sure you’re working on it—right?
Taking the decorations down is always a whole lot less fun than putting them up. Don’t you agree? The anticipation and magical excitement isn’t permeating within each piece when … Read more ›