Teacher Feature: Christina Spencer

1. How would you describe yoga? For me, Yoga means developing an awareness of self - a deep personal connection to my own body, mind, patterns, stuck places, open places, etc...all with the hope of becoming more intimate with my own experience in my body. The more conscious I am of my self, the more [...]

2018-11-29T20:43:16+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Danielle Gismondi

1. How would you describe yoga? The second yoga sutra would generally describe yoga as the cessation of the modifications of the mind. In essence, what that means to me, is that when we stop, or cease, modifying what is happening in our mind, and just let it be, we are in a state of [...]

2018-11-02T14:44:05+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Desirée Rumbaugh

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA? The cultivation of practices that develop our ability to observe how we think, speak and act in the world. With this ability to witness our thoughts, words and actions we can learn to skillfully recognize and then manage our suffering. As a result, we can spend more of our [...]

2018-09-04T15:27:42+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Valerie Costello

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA? We often think of yoga as simply being the asana practice, or the poses and movement practice, however, it’s much more than that. It’s a lifestyle- a way of showing up for the world around you. Yoga gives you the capacity to see the world and the people within [...]

2018-07-03T13:15:18+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Tracy Bleier

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA? Acknowledging, celebrating, remembering the privilege it is to be alive right now on this planet.   2. HOW DID YOU FIND YOUR WAY TO YOGA? A friend showed me dancer’s pose when I was on vacation and it was enough to intrigue me and get me to my first [...]

2018-05-30T15:48:15+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Mitchel Bleier

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA? I think of everything as yoga. It is my awareness of my rhythms, whether that is in moving my body or the rhythms that govern my day like waking up with the sunrise and looking at the sun with my skin exposed to absorb the light. It is listening [...]

2018-05-30T15:57:11+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks will be coming to Lila later this month to share his Qigong teaching. We asked him questions about his practice, life, and path as a yogi. Help us welcome Kevin to the Lila community on Saturday, May 26th, from 2:00-4:00pm for his workshop. Have fun reading and getting to know him more. 1. [...]

2018-05-10T13:18:37+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Jess Emilfarb

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA? For me, yoga is a physical practice that allows me to be completely focused and present within my own body on a daily basis and also a mental practice of patience, calm and understanding. I am still a human, and absolutely have days in which I'm certainly not being [...]

2018-03-06T18:24:47+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments

Teacher Feature: Matt Giordano

1. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOGA?  Yoga is the practice of self discovery on multiple levels, and each of us have our own relationship to what self discovery means.   2. HOW DID YOU FIND YOUR WAY TO YOGA? As a musician I craved a change in my life, a different approach. I read a [...]

2018-01-03T15:47:18+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Teacher Feature|0 Comments