Riding the Breath

Riding the Breath

One of yoga’s gifts is the cultivation of witness consciousness. By teaching us to watch, with compassionate detachment, the fluctuations of our minds and bodies, yoga shows us that everything is always arising or dissolving. We start with the breath and watch...
The Edge of Fear

The Edge of Fear

Scared?  GOOD!  What is it that scares you?  Jumping out of a plane?  Speaking in front of 100 people?  Telling someone you love them?  Telling someone you don’t? Headstands? Standing at the top of an icy slope with a snowboard attached to your feet? Death?...
Yoga Teacher Training Helps!

Yoga Teacher Training Helps!

Dear Paula, I feel so blessed and aware of my good fortune to have you as my teacher. It is because of yoga and because of your dedicated, conscientious, centered, intelligent, compassionate and wise instruction that I have been able to regain health, hope, wisdom and...
Yoga Teacher Training New York City

Yoga Teacher Training New York City

We are in the last stretch of our month long teacher training program. I can not believe it is almost over! As I reflect back to the first week, I remember feeling scared, uncertain and at times even a little overwhelmed. Paula gently reminded us to trust in the...