Heaven is in your toes. Bliss rests on my fingertips. Enlightenment shimmers on our faces. One of the biggest gifts of practicing yoga, has been increasingly experiencing the truth of these statements. You see, while our beautiful brain is super good at decisions, judgments, comparisons, and critiques, it's not so helpful when it comes to … Continue reading Heaven is in Your Toes
What’s your relationship with your body? While the truest part of me knows I’m a fit guy, a critical voice within is NEVER satisfied and focuses on my shortcomings and ways I “should” be better. With that admission, let me shout: my body is MAGICAL! YOUR body is magical! While I’m in the process of fully trusting … Continue reading Your Body is Magical!
Cheers to you! For years, I would NEVER go out in public unless I was showered and put together. I bought into the story that beauty is 100% appearance based. Yet, practicing yoga (especially hot yoga), while more thoroughly absorbing the teachings of Christ, is helping me realize ALL bodies are beautiful because each of us … Continue reading Your Body is a Beautiful Place Where Heaven Meets Earth
Hello Amazing Soul! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. One of my greatest joys in life is gazing in wonder at people close to me when they’re doing something that lights her/him up! My wife, Lisa, beams when she’s hosting, cooking, or after a good run or ride. While, Lara, my daughter, glows when she’s acting, showing … Continue reading The Pleasure Principle: How Balancing Your 5 Pleasure Centers Will Light Up Your Life
I LOVE yoga and Jesus! The brilliant thing is they go together like peanut butter and chocolate, the combination of which, to me, is basically heaven in your mouth. While I’ve “only” been practicing yoga for a bit over eight years, I’ve been Christian my whole life. The thing is, over the last few years … Continue reading 6 Ways Yoga is Prayer
Five years ago my New Years Resolution was to become vegan, and I've never felt better in my body. It was a mindful choice I made to get my practices to better align with my beliefs. I share this because in my experience, the more mindful we become in our doings, the more vibrantly whole, happy, … Continue reading Choosing Nourishment Over Waste: We are What We “Eat” on ALL Levels: Body, Mind, and Spirit
Listen to your body it's wise! The other night it wasn't bed time yet, but my wife and I felt unusually tired so we went to sleep early, and woke up for work feeling great. My calf tightened up on a run last week, and this message from my body has helped me see the many … Continue reading Listen to Your Body It’s Wise
“It’s better to be connected than correct.” - Richard Rohr When I look at the scale these days it tells me I’m the heaviest I’ve ever been. YET, I feel amazing in my body and my wife says I look better than ever. 🙂 I share this because I think it gets at a … Continue reading How Yoga Makes You Smarter (No Poses Required): 4 Different Kinds of “Intelligence”