November 24th was the last day of Lila’s 200hour Yoga Teacher Training.  We met for 1 weekend per month over the course of 8 months. I am so honored, humbled, and in love with this process of supporting beings to remember their truth, stand more clearly embodied, and use their voice.     The understanding [...]

2019-12-02T17:04:16+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Before I teach class, I sit, feel the earth, and ask a couple of simple questions…    what is yoga?   and  how might I serve my community today?       I ask as a way to remember that yoga is everything and everyone.  Yoga is about waking up to what is. It is welcoming it [...]

2019-11-05T23:40:07+00:00 November 5th, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

What to do when it feels like you have nothing to say.  Listen. What do you offer when things feel empty, vacant, and lacking inspiration? Listen, receive, remember. What is the truth of the moment? The truth of the now is that this newsletter entry feels like a bit of a burden, something I must do [...]

2019-10-04T23:16:42+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

There is a natural draw in all living things to pulse, to breathe, to feel, to rise up with the light, and contract with the dark. For years I misunderstood the depth of the word expansion. Upward, rising, showy, optimistic, bright, bigger expression, A+ postures, advanced. The last decade of my life has really [...]

2019-08-02T13:39:10+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

We Are The Stars

How often we can take the sun for granted and just move through the day. How often we can get lost in our to-dos and forget to watch the awe of the sunrise or sunset. How often we can feel trapped in our longing or desires and be led astray from what is right [...]

2019-07-01T18:33:05+00:00 July 1st, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Celebrating 9 Years

As I sit here and try to use my mind and drum up something worthwhile to share with community, something inspiring, something that drops us into connection and reflection, I feel a bit stumped and uncertain.  Pause, breathe, and feel; I tell myself this, the same words I have said countless [...]

2019-07-01T18:33:22+00:00 June 4th, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

May You See the Flowers

Do you wake in the morning willing to receive, listen, and remain curious about this auspicious life? Can the call of birds stir you to sweetness, the wind on your skin delight you in the mysterious forces? Can an unwanted emotion be greeted with honor? The path of a yogi calls [...]

2019-07-01T18:33:34+00:00 May 5th, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments

Allowing Ourselves to be Seen

Dear Lila community, April is here! As the plants begin to pop up through the dark soil, the days become longer, and the sunshine gets warmer, the invitation this season can be about stripping down the many barriers between the outer world and our true selves—be it literal layers of clothing, [...]

2019-05-05T09:49:52+00:00 March 30th, 2019|#LiveLila Reflections|0 Comments