Dear Summer Campers, With 2 days to go before we complete the third week of Summer Camp, and heading into St. Barth Summer Camp Week 4, it’s time to take stock of where we’ve been and where we are going. This week, we delved more deeply into the internal compasses that help us to find […]
Greetings, Summer Campers! With our first week completed, the St. Barth Summer Camp Yoga University program week II unfolds with some excellent workshops that will add grist to the mill. WEEK 2 Saturday, July 25 from 7-9 am : Cardio Discovery Hike “The Pathless Path” We’ll be meeting at 6:50 am in Grand Fond for […]
I remember seeing Shiva, one hand lifted, the other, holding his famous trident. His upraised hand seemed like an invitation ( the greeting of Native Americans), a warning (Stop! Pause!) , a beckoning ( Proceed!). I learned that his hand meant that the battle was already won. Jaya! Victory! was already at hand. Fear was no longer the handbrake. It had to be released. His hand, it was said, meant “No fear”. This is no small thing when moving through chaos, Shiva’s domain.
Connecting to an intimate sense of source is something that has intrigued women since the dawn of time. This central relationship to selfhood and beyond is the matrix for all others. As women, we search for vehicles that take us to our own deep mysteries. The doorway to the divine. But, how do we get […]
Yoga raises questions. It is an internal vehicle that takes the practitioner into pause and reflect mode. And here is where we begin to learn something about ourselves, and ourselves as part of a natural world with both physical and metaphysical laws that operate within the fragmented part of pure being we both call “me”.
Deep in the heart of yoga, we know it is not about building up the ego, but about learning how to dismantle the tight grip we have on the notion of Me and My and Mine, and on our constant need for approval, that can only be achieved by feeling good enough only when we are better than everybody else.