The path of yoga as I understand it, is not a means of changing and fixing ourselves as much as a journey towards our fullest, truest and deepest selves. In the first chapter of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, the teaching is given: here and now, yoga begins. Our reading this week is a quote from John Welwood inviting us to 'show up' for ourselves, our practice, and Life:
"Becoming human means discovering our fullness and learning to live from it. This involves bringing forth more of who we really are and becoming more available to whatever life presents."
Also, a few exciting offerings coming up - if you are interested, let me know (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will pass on further details:
1. Bisia Belina, longtime RMT, vocal coach and performer is offering a workshop on Experiential Anatomy for yoga students and teachers from 1:30-4:30 Saturday September 24th at the Lynn Wylie/Helga Beer studio on Bay Street. I attended the first workshop and found it very beneficial.
2. Jennifer Piercy and I are offering our two-day Restorative Immersion again Nov 19th & 20th at the Roundhouse Farm (formerly Sleeping Dog). Past reviews of this "rest-shop" have been excellent, and the organic lunches are delectable!
Blessings for a sweet week, Misha