Summer Solstice- Inspiration (Poem)

Posted this morning by Shiva Rea on Facebook- I loved its spirit and the promise, and will let it inspire me this summer. Enjoy: I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me,Continue reading “Summer Solstice- Inspiration (Poem)”

Poem: Your Other Name by Tara Sophia Mohr

In keeping with the Halloween theme, this poem is inspiring me today. {With thanks to the author, Tara Sophia Mohr, and to Elena Brower, who so often inspires me in her classes with poems like this one.} Your Other Name  If your life doesn’t often make you feel like a cauldron of swirling light – IfContinue reading “Poem: Your Other Name by Tara Sophia Mohr”

Yoga Poem: “Now I Become Myself” by May Sarton

Part of the pleasure of being a teacher is getting to share concepts, readings, bits and pieces of essays and poetry that echo something I feel in my soul. I ran across this poem recently and have been inspired to share it with some classes.  Although I don’t know that the author considered herself aContinue reading “Yoga Poem: “Now I Become Myself” by May Sarton”