PFLUGERVILLE YOGA BLOG

Winter Solstice Celebration with Angela & Marg

Join us for the 2017 Winter Solstice Celebration with Angela & Marg Angela is returning to the Pflugerville Yoga space to lead a movement and dance sequence. Then we will come inside and enjoy a powerful Fire Ceremony focusing on Forgiveness and releasing the past. We will then chant to plant new seeds and set…

Gratitude

  Gratitude The photo above is of my Gratitude Journal. (and Lily too) Today I’d like to share with you a practice that is changing my life. I had heard many times over the years about keeping a Gratitude Journal. I think it was from Oprah first and then I had heard this idea repeatedly…

Ten Breaths to Happiness

Ten Breaths to Happiness Hi! Today I’d like to share with you a gem of a book, “Ten Breaths to Happiness.” Glen Schneider’s book begins by explaining that wherever we place our attention, we are nourishing ourselves with that. So, yikes, if I spend an hour a day placing my attention on the news, I’m…

Establishing a Home Meditation Practice

Here I am at the end of a meditation practice. You can see that I am seated on the purple cusion. I have mala beads, a candle, and tingsha bells. These are 4 tools I use regularly in my practice. I always sit on the same cushion, light a candle and begin and end my practice…

Finding the Sacred in the Everyday

I’d like to share with you some practices for finding the sacred in the everyday. What is the sacred? For me, anytime that you are fully present in the moment is sacred. One of my favorite activities for bringing the sacred into the everyday are to drink a cup of tea with full presence. I…

The Art of Self-Care: Life as Sacred Ceremony

Finding the Sacred in Yourself What are the activities that help you to access your inner joy? These activities are fun and often creative. Some of the things that help me feel nurtured are a good meal, a warm bath, petting my dog, Lily, going for a walk in nature, listening to music, sitting in silence, taking…

Chanting

Today I want to share with you the yogic practice of chanting. All cultures and spiritual traditions employ music and sound to assist practitioners in reaching elevated states of consciousness. Modern science is beginning to confirm the benefits of chanting. Chanting can: 1) release stress hormones 2) lower heart rate and blood pressure 3) normalize…

Summer Solstice Celebration with Marg & Angela

Come Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Marg & Angela! Come and celebrate the longest evening of 2017! We will reflect on the first half of the year, release anything we are holding that no longer serves us to make space for setting an intention for the second half of the year. There will be hooping,…

Taking Care of Your Feet

Today I’d like to talk with you about your FEET! Your body is holy. Your body is your temple. Your feet are your foundation. Every step you will take on this earth is enabled by your feet. Washing another’s feet is a long-honored tradition, and a sign of deep respect in many spiritual traditions. How much…

Mudra: Yoga for Your Hands 3

The word “mudra” means “seal” and mudras are hand and finger positions held anytime and especially during meditation to produce a particular effect on the body and mind. The hand and finger positions of mudras affect the nervous system of the body and have been a part of the Ayurvedic healing system used in India for…

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