PHILOSOPHY & CLASS THEMES WHILE ON RETREAT
February 26, 2011. I am so excited to lead another Yoga Retreat February 26 through March 5th at Xinalani in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. To be with a small group sharing and growing and relaxing together on our own private island is like a dream come true! Some of my teaching themes next week will include:
Themes for this upcoming week Feb 26 – March 5
M*Engagement, Observation, Participation: How to apply for the best life ever!
M*Staying Curious – Telling our story
T*The Art of Enjoying Life: Hanging out as an art form in Italy "il bel fai niente"
W*What does MATURITY mean?(Physical, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual)
W*The Healing Cycle: How to get out of victim mode/hurt mode and move on
TH*Your true nature is happiness! How to elevate the grumbling mind Pratipaksha Bhavana
TH*The 4th Agreement: Do your Best to Enjoy life
F*Doing Our Best – Full responsibility in becoming our best selves: Shedding the old, becoming something new from the inside
F*Simple but Amazing: Using this as life philosophy
S*Sustaining a Life of Beauty
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IN THE FACE OF FEAR: WISDOM FOR CHALLENGING TIMES
April 11th, 2010: This week's book I am basing my classes on is called "In the Face of Fear". This book is described as showing us how to *remain open, joyful and caring, even when life is stressful; *avoid old behavior patterns that only make things worse; *turn difficult time into opportunities for spiritual development; *discover that our true nature is always awake, wise and good - no matter what is happening.
April 11th Theme: How to Keep Ourselves Present (Ezra Bayda)
April 12th Theme: Happiness Training - Joy and Happiness are born out of concentration (Thich Nhat Hahn)
April 13th Theme: Getting the Bottom of Our Stress (John Loori)
April 14th Theme: It would be a pity to waste a good Crisis (John Tarrant)
April 15-18: I'll be conducting a Yoga and Mountain Biking Retreat in Moab, Utah!
NEWLY HUMBLED BY MY RETURN FROM ITALY!
JUNE 13th, 2009: Oh my goodness! I am so happy to be back with all of you my friends. I loved Italy and all my new friends on the yoga retreat but I also missed and love you too. I must say how deeply honored I was to be such amazing folks: strangers when we started, friends when we departed. It was a fantastic experience I will never forget! I return deeply humbled by the goodness and beauty in life and in people. I can't wait to share this with all of you.
Themes for this upcoming week June 13th to June 20th include:
*Engagement, Observation, Participation: How to apply for the best life ever!
*Life is Beauty! Beauty is love, love is everywhere
*Eating as Meditation: take pleasure in the rasa of food
*The Healing Cycle: How to get out of victim mode/hurt mode and move on
*The Universality of Love: What I learned about love in Italy
*Simple by Amazing: Using this as life philosophy
*The Art of Enjoying Life: Hanging out as an art form in Italy "il bel fai niente"
*Kissing & Hugging: Tuning Into Your Hearts Desires
*Happiness is Delicious: it just tastes good!