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Opening the Heart

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons One of our constant questions these past few months has been: How can we move through the world from the energy of love? This week's sermon is a deeply personal reflection on the Source of Love and the intersection of vulnerability, grief, and gratitude. ... (Continue Reading)

By |May 22nd, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Spaciousness

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons After a beautiful conversation about the source of love at last week's Yoga Church Gathering, I set out to write a sermon on the topic. But, as often happens in the practice of writing, I went in a completely different direction than I expected. I ended up ... (Continue Reading)

By |May 15th, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Yoga Sutra 2.1 Kriya Yoga

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons In this sermon we return to the question: What do I want to remember? But we turn our focus toward how we remember the most important things. We turn our attention toward the practice of Kriya Yoga (yoga in action). Kriya Yoga includes three aspects that need ... (Continue Reading)

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Coming to Practice as a Refuge

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons The practice of yoga asks us to find the Center point deep within. It asks us to find a posture of steadiness and ease, a place from which we can relax into the infinite. A grounded place from which we can remain undisturbed by the play ... (Continue Reading)

By |March 27th, 2021|Categories: Yoga|

Niyama Recap

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Niyama: The Foundation of Personal Practice We’re coming to the end of our study of the niyamas (for now…) and I’m excited to share a guest sermon written by my friend and colleague Marci Becker. She offers deep reflection (that I know so many people in this ... (Continue Reading)

By |February 27th, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Yoga Sutra 2.44 Svadhyaya

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Niyama: The Foundation of Personal Practice In this week's sermon we turn our attention toward the 4th niyama (remember, the 5 niyamas form the foundation of our personal practice). The 4th niyama is svadhyaya, which means "to move toward one's self." There’s an understanding in spiritual traditions ... (Continue Reading)

By |February 13th, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

Yoga Sutra 2.43 Tapas

Welcome to the Yoga Church Sunday Sermons Niyama: The Foundation of Personal Practice Tapas is such an integral part of practice that my teacher says: “There can be no Yoga without tapas.” This sermon is about inner fire. It's about what it takes to build, contain, harness, and direct energy. It's about what it ... (Continue Reading)

By |February 6th, 2021|Categories: Yoga Church Sunday Sermons|

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