Are you up for a life changing adventure in Maine this summer?

My thoughts journey towards the shore of a quiet pond Where the mystical voice of a distant loon Calms my inner soul and softens me spiritually. ~Barbara Jean Veilleaux~ I know of a place like this, and I want you to join me there for a life-changing adventure in Maine. Are you in? This place I’m referring to is in Northern Maine, a very special part of my world. (In other parts of the world, one might refer to it as a summer cottage on a lake, but for those... Read The Rest →

Your Yoga Not Mine – From The Diary of a Yoga Teacher

This yoga teacher is done with going through the motions of asana practice. Asana practice alone is not enough. As a yoga teacher, I want to offer more than a flowing choreography and a good stretch.  Why are we doing what we do in a yoga posture?  How does it relate to our life away from the mat? Yoga can change life for the better right? Yoga is not just a band-aid for stress, and aches and pains, although it can be applied that way and that’s not so bad... Read The Rest →

Subtle Yoga Anatomy

How does modern science interact with the subtle yoga anatomy that the ancient yogic texts refer to? Our new program “Lifestyle and the Subtle Body” will offer you the chance to experientially explore this connection.  You will delve deeply into subtle anatomy and its pertinence to yoga philosophy and yoga practice. Each morning will begin with a Phoenix Rising Yoga class focusing on a different chakra each day.  The day builds on both the experience of that chakra as well as the subtle anatomy and philosophical aspects corresponding to it.  Other components... Read The Rest →

An Exercise to Enhance Your Relationship

Michael Lee,  founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy,  offers an exercise using a Phoenix Rising Approach to building a stronger relationship with your partner. Sit on the floor facing your partner knee to knee.    Turn the palms of your hands to face each other and move them slowly toward your partner’s hands.  Take your time – no rush.  Let your hands come close to your partner’s hands but without touching.  Pause there for a few moments and breathe.  Close your eyes, breathe, and  feel what is happening.  Right now, in... Read The Rest →