Yoga is wild, vast, infinite and radical. In a generation of Facebook and Twitter, of shouting outward into the darkness, yoga is the path that turns us deep inside ourselves to experience the whole universe already there. We are, at the moment of this inhale, perfect and radiant vessels of the Divine.
Following the lineage of my beautiful teacher, Shiva Rea, I practice Tantric yoga. Tantric yoga teaches bliss right now, in this moment, as I let a piece of chocolate melt on my tongue or enjoy the tingle of release in my hips in Pigeon pose. Tantricas feel that the path to Ananda – bliss – is not through renunciation or austerity, but in experiencing the pleasures and joys of each moment of our lives. In this way, each breath and experience becomes a very real opportunity for yoga – freedom, union, love.
I believe that each of us is already our own best yoga teacher and that the ancient wisdom is already in our bodies. As a Vinyasa yoga teacher, I am honored each day to offer a space and a sequence where the amazing alchemy of happiness can occur. By melting our boundaries away on our mats, there is no limit to what we can do in service of this wonderful world. Jai!