Receive & Give

Everything changes radically from the moment you know yourself as being sent into this world. That is the spiritual life: the chance to say “Yes” to our inner truth. The spiritual life, thus understood, radically changes everything. Henri Nouwen, Life of the Beloved, 132-133   On the 5th Sunday at the Yoga Sanctuary, Nouwen challenged … Continue reading Receive & Give

There is a rabbinic saying that whenever a man or woman walks down the street he or she is preceded by an invisible choir of angels crying, "Make way, make way! Make way for the image of God." The World's Religions by Huston Smith. Chapter two of Henri Nouwen's Life of the Beloved talks about … Continue reading

Practicing Nonviolent Communication at the Yoga Sanctuary

Speech is a spiritual practice. We need a safe space to practice. Come to the Yoga Sanctuary where you will be invited to practice speaking your truth. We will establish communication agreements & you will always have the option to pass or pass for now. Yoga Sanctuary Sunday's 10am-11:30am October 20-November 17th Register at

Life is an embodied experience.

We experience life through the vehicle of our bodies. Our bodies store the thoughts & emotions related to every experience we have. It makes sense that in order to experience personal transformation, the body is a starting place. B. K. S. Iyengar said that knowing God is within, we care for the needs of the … Continue reading Life is an embodied experience.