yoga is so much more than postures
come build your spiritual practice
Are you ready to explore the deeper dimensions of yoga? I’ve got ten short courses that will guide you through the ancient science of transformation and help you move in the direction you want to go. Learn how to create simple, meaningful practices that lead to a life lived on purpose (rather than out of habit). A life with depth, tradition, and a sense of spirit.
The Yoga Church Sunday Sermons are a weekly touchstone for your spiritual life. They’re totally free and delivered online (so you can stay in your pajamas if you want to!) These non-dogmatic sermons weave together teachings from the east and west. They won’t give you hard and fast answers. Instead they’ll offer you new ways to think about the biggest questions in life.
Life is an amazing and complicated thing. And to live well, we need support. If you’d benefit from a useful conversation filled with good questions, encouragement, and practical tools to help you move forward, let’s schedule a yoga therapy session. We’ll create a space where you can speak and be heard—a sacred space where you can open up and see your life in a new way.
Yoga is a transformational life practice.
Yoga—when understood in its fullness—is a practice that supports us on every level of our being and through every moment of our lives.
The practice of yoga helps us understand, examine, and transform our body, breath, senses, thoughts, emotions, behavior, relationships, habits, and belief systems.
“Summer is an amazing teacher. She is wise, patient, and understanding. Working with her changed my perspective on myself, my approach to life, and my view of the universe. She introduced me to the true principles of yoga. I am eternally grateful for having had the opportunity to work with Summer.” -MZ
“Summer was the teacher that allowed me to experience the true essence of how yoga can heal and transform you. I am much more comfortable choosing practices that are appropriate for my life and needs instead of being concerned with external expectations.” -BK
I’m not interested in dogma or right belief.
I’m interested in spiritual seeking and intentional living.
I’m interested in spiritual practices that support the tasks of our everyday living and call us to ask deeper questions about life and love and mystery.
I’m a Quaker minister, viniyoga teacher, and yoga therapist. I weave together ancient teachings from the East and West: the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, the Hebrew and Christian Bible, and the Quaker traditions of peace and simplicity.
Spirituality is part of what it means to be human.
We were born and we will die. Inherent in this knowledge is both hope and fear. Spiritual practice is the act of walking the path between birth and death with awareness, intention, and a receptivity to mystery.
Human beings desire meaning and purpose. We hunger for tools that help us deal with the complicated emotions of modern life (anxiety, stress, anger, grief, fear). We yearn for meaningful ways to express joy and mark important milestones.
We become who we practice becoming.
Whether you belong to a particular faith tradition, consider yourself an atheist, or find yourself somewhere in between, I’m here to help you build meaningful practices that lead to a life lived on purpose (rather than out of habit). A life with depth, tradition, and a sense of spirit.