Showing posts from February, 2014

Swaying with the Current~

One day on, the next day off.  One night of decent sleep, another with hardly any sleep.  It's been a bit up and down, on then off again lately. The past three weeks have been so busy as Jason has been immersed in cycling camps the whole time. And, really, things have been busy since before the new year started with our trip out to Telluride, the car trouble and such. 
Anyway,  I find that when I am feeling a bit off and my mind is not clear that this is generally a sign that I am in need of some down time and some serious self nurturing. 

The truth is I keep waiting for a break and a moment of slow down, but it never seems to come.  In this place of wanting and waiting for a break and feeling tired of it all, I came across this:

“…we are called in this life to attend a changing landscape, both outwardly and inwardly. As emotional beasts, we often blind ourselves running cheetahlike into the thorns that sprout in our way.
“Sometimes this is unavoidable, but part of our dance as human …

What Matters~

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, allof which have the potential to turn a life around.”―Leo Buscaglia

Life is busy and ever changing as usual.  Liam and Lila are well and always a buzz with energy and silly antics.  Jason is overwhelmed with work, and I too am teaching a little more than my usual three classes.  Even still, we are happy and well.

For the past two Saturdays,  I have been sharing restorative yoga with a great group of people!  It's been a real delight for me to teach in this way even with all the work,  love and attention that it requires.  I am enjoying the change personally and everyone seems to really be enjoying the sweet depths of Restorative yoga. Real rest seems to be a foreign concept to most,  and seeing people do just that is quite a gift.  Everyone looks so different after class: shoulders relaxed, eyes bright, calm and clear in their presence, and …