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UnGrinching with Love

  UNGRINCHING:  How & Why? We’re reaching way back to 1959 for this week’s video and it whimsically indicates that we may have collectively needed some ‘UnGrinching’, all along. Every year we hear complaints about the commercialism of THIS season.  What’s surprising is that the ‘commercialism of the season’ doesn’t seem to be as concerning […]

All you need is LOVE

Love is all you need . . . start with yourself. Cultivating optimism and loving yourself are strong threads infused into yoga practices around the world. Almost every class encourages a positive focus, a healthy challenge and compassion for ourselves and others.  There are many approaches in these practices that might include repeating a mantra, […]

Let Your Love Flow!

  The World needs you . . . I’ll go out on a limb here (get it?)… and say that the energy you put out into the world…matters. Challenging and heart wrenching events happen all the time. Usually somewhere else… to someone else, right?  When these events happen closer to home, you might feel more […]

Love will Keep us Together

    Love … and Ahimsa, will keep us together. Ahimsa:  Non Violence, Kindness and Compassion The Yamas are guidelines to encourage a journey toward optimal health and well being. We like to refer to them as ‘common sense’. They include: ahimsa (non-violence or non-harming) satya (truthfulness) asteya (non-stealing) bramacharya (respectful relationships) aparigraha (non-possessiveness) See […]

Teacher Training Update

Teacher training starts this weekend with our 8 Limbs workshop.  Open to everyone as an intro to yoga and an intro to yoga teacher training.  Learn the basic concepts that bring more clarity, confidence, calm and courage into your life.  Then, if you’d like to share those concepts with others… stay with us for the […]

Falling In Love….

Seems like that should just be the title of all of our posts.  Falling in Love… especially this time of year.  Falls always seems a little like January 1 with a lot of new beginnings and refreshers.  The start of a new school year, getting back into routines, new events and workshops and new classes […]

Yoga, Writing & Relaxation

OREGON COAST YOGA, WRITING & RELAXATION RETREAT. You Matter! Fall is coming and the Coast is calling! Spend your time at The Inn at Otter Crest however you like with sessions throughout the weekend for yoga, writing, meditation, relaxation, shinrin-yoku (Japanese forest bathing: aka walking in the forest), fresh air and freedom. It’s the perfect […]