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Student Highlight: Tara Kohn

1. How would you describe yoga? I'm at a point in my life where I have been moving around a lot for work, and yoga helps me to deal with the issues that come with being unsettled. My mat has become a little piece of home that I carry with me wherever I go. As [...]

By | 2017-10-30T15:05:04+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Student Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Heather Murray

1. How would you describe yoga? To me yoga is about connection. It is a means by which we connect (or reconnect) to our truest essence that can easily become hidden or blurred through daily life. Yoga connects us to breath, to body, and to an awareness of our patterns of thought, speech and action. [...]

By | 2017-10-26T15:02:12+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Elizabeth April

1. How would you describe yoga? I would describe yoga as a navigation tool through the ebbs and flows of the asana practice, as well as off the mat. It is a practice that always draws steadiness, ease, and awareness. 2. How did you find your way to yoga? I found my way to a [...]

By | 2017-10-23T14:34:22+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Nature’s Classroom

I am not always the first to know about big breaking news. A while back I made a conscious decision not to turn on my radio in my car, instead choose what I wanted to ingest through my ears. I have always been super sensitive to information, images, sounds and found that when I can [...]

By | 2017-10-06T15:47:51+00:00 October 4th, 2017|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Humility

Last week my family and I decided to wake before dawn and climb to the top of the nearby mountain to witness the rising of the sun.  We sat there on the mountain top, bundled up in sleeping bags to protect us from the crisp fall-like air, and witnessed the most gorgeous display of mother nature [...]

By | 2017-10-06T15:49:16+00:00 September 17th, 2017|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Student Highlight: Randy Billmeier

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA? Yoga is life. It encompasses the mind, body, and heart as a unit, revealing a path to unifying balance and knowledge. 2. HOW DID YOU FIND YOUR WAY TO YOGA? I was first introduced in college. Dabbling on and off throughout the years on my own and with audio/video [...]

By | 2017-10-03T19:23:59+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Student Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Desirée Rumbaugh

1. How would you describe yoga? Yoga is a practice that helps a person forge the connection between the immortal soul within them that is living a temporary human experience. Practiced regularly the eight limbs of yoga help ordinary human beings develop extraordinary skills to relieve the suffering associated with everyday life on this earth [...]

By | 2017-10-03T19:23:52+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Dd Swan

1. How would you describe yoga? Yoga is YES—an open invitation to travel on a journey with twists and turns, stops and starts, discovery, renewal, reimagining, time alone, with friends and teachers along the way, respites and contemplation, opportunities to receive, give and welcome yourself home, trusting that where you are is the exact right [...]

By | 2017-10-03T19:23:20+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Student Highlight: Sam Kyzivat

1. How would you describe your music? Ambient, cinematic electric violin loops. 2. How did you find your way to music? I grew up in a musical household, with wonderful parents who really valued music education from an early age. I started with piano lessons at age 6, then (classical) violin lessons at age 10, [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:01:09+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Student Feature|0 Comments