TriYoga Blog

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A path to bliss?

This affirmation appears at the end of Kaliji’s Air Yoga Nidra. The air element relates to the 4thchakra, the heart center. One day, as I was reading it, I realized this was not just an affirmation to open the heart – it could in fact be a direct path to bliss. […]

Yoga and Balance

When I ask students what their goals are for their yoga practice “improving balance” often comes up as one of the replies. I truly believe that Yoga is one of the best things you can do to improve balance. In fact, yoga is all about balance – balancing strength and […]

The value of yoga? 

    What is the value of your yoga practice?  Does it help you relieve your back pain? Relieve stiffness? Stress? Manage anxiety? Clear your mind? Help you focus? Stay present? Improve relationships with others and yourself? Does yoga help you live your life better and more fully or is […]

Opting Out of Suffering

I’ve just returned from our annual international yoga retreat. This year we went to Puerto Vallarta. The villa was lovely. It had an infinity pool overlooking the ocean. Yoga on the beach, the sound of the waves, beautiful weather! After so many hours spent finding the villa and making all […]

The Difference Between Pain and Suffering

Originally published July 24, 2016 Recovering from shoulder surgery seemed like a perfect time to explore the difference between pain and suffering. My current sankalpa (a deep intention or promise made to myself) is to not suffer. Of all the sankalpas I’ve had over the years, this is proving to […]