Yoga Week Four: Still There is Joy

It is a morning of distractions. We arrive at class in 35-degree temperatures, a sure change from the 70s we enjoyed just a few days ago. To exacerbate the issue, the news stations are embellishing the impending snowstorm with dire predictions. The landscape workers are weeding and chopping and leaf-blowing and mowing — right outside […]

Yoga Week Three: Applying Stillness

“Find the stillness,” my yoga instructor says at the end of class. “Find the stillness,” she repeats quietly, as I lie down on my mat, stretch out my legs and toes, hands and fingers — palms up, eyes closed. Savasana she whispers the Sanskrit name for this pose as I breathe in breathe out “Find […]