Is Your Yoga Really Working?

You know your yoga practice is working when your life gets better, not when your yoga gets better. You know who I’m talking about. Maybe this was you; maybe this is you. The mala bead …

Read More

If You are a Yoga Teacher, Admit it: You are Co-Dependent and Needy

My name is Hala. I am a yoga teacher. I am co-dependent and needy. I had to admit this to myself in order to grow as a teacher and step …

Read More

How Yoga Can Make Childbirth and Other Hard Things Easier

“There is no coming into consciousness without pain.  People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own soul.  One does not become enlightened by …

Read More

Is Voting an Important Part of Being a Yogi?

Is voting an important part of being a yogi? It depends on how you define yoga, and why you practice yoga. If you do yoga to try to get away …

Read More

Five Not-So-Easy Steps Toward Transformation From the Inside Out

Wanna change the world? You’d better look inside first. I’ve wanted to change the world since I was ten years old. It’s Christmas Eve, 1983, I have convinced my younger …

Read More

Letting Go of Perfectionism and Embracing Motherhood

“Would you like a soda or some chips?” the flight attendant asks me with a bright smile framed with pink lipstick. “No, thank you.” I say, proudly displaying my homemade …

Read More
Scroll to Top