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Tapas: Voluntary Self-Change

September is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s the month I moved to Oregon, 19 years ago. I moved here with hope, optimism, and excitement as I […]

Tapas: Voluntary Self-Change

2 months ago by

September is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s the month I moved to Oregon, 19 years ago. I moved here with hope, optimism, and excitement as I […]

Santosha – relax with what is

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This month’s yoga focus explanation is brought to you by Power Yoga teacher Jamie Savva. “Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content […]

A basic primer on the Chinese medicine view on living seasonally

2 years ago by

From a Chinese medicine perspective, it is essential that we learn to live in harmony with the seasons. There is, of course, no monolithic “Chinese medicine perspective” but all lineages […]

Aparigraha: The Art of Letting Go

5 months ago by

Discard everything that does not spark joy. – Marie Kondo In June our exploration of the yamas, or moral disciplines, of yoga come to a close with an exploration of […]

Bramacharya: Exploring non-excess

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  Instructions for living a life: Pay attention, be astonished, tell others about it. – Mary Oliver Our philosophical focus for May is Bramacharya, or non-excess. This is the fourth […]

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Asteya: non-stealing in life and yoga

7 months ago by

  Asteya, or non-stealing, is the 3rd yama (moral discipline). We’ll be exploring different aspects of asteya at the Watershed Wellness yoga studio during the month of April. If you […]