vulnerability is the best part of us
It feels like an awakening
First of all, I learned that our vulnerability is the best part of us, and how it can be liberating and nourishing to express this part of myself, and how vulnerability helps connect us. We are one.
I learned that I have to be more gentle with myself, less critical. I have to accept where I’ m now in my life because this is really the best place I could be. Life is perfect like this. I learned to let go and to not be too attached to the reflection of me that I find in the people around me...
What Yoga Really Is
I don’t have a lot of time or resources in my daily life that allows me to think about these ideas that we covered and shared and really marinated. Many people in my life have told me they see positive changes in me since I started and that’s amazing to hear and know that I’ve been able to implement so much of what I’ve learned.
Three books every yogi must read
I’ve learned that everything I do is yoga if it’s a practice of presence, from sipping coffee to having difficult conversations.
There is an opportunity for yoga practice in every moment. There is an opportunity to get present through the breath in every moment. There is an opportunity to observe what arises, without reacting, in every moment.
Craft's Top 6 Seattle Yoga Picks
These are enlightening books that seemingly have nothing to do with yoga. And yet, they have *everything* to do with yoga.
Yoga is a practice of seeing the world through a liberating and expansive lens. The Craft adopts a yogic philosophy that is reinforced by—and in alignment with—science, nature, and poetry.
An Unexpected Surprise
The Craft of Teaching Yoga believes in abundance. Every teacher training program, we pull together guest instructors from throughout Seattle, and we take yoga field trips to learn and grow from Seattle’s most talented yoga instructors.
Although I would consider myself very rational and spiritual, until fairly recently (last few years) I was more invested in the physical benefits of yoga. This course has absolutely opened my eyes that while the physical part can have great benefits to the emotional and mental self, it is really rooted in a belief system.