Yoga & Buddhadharma

Are you ready to lean in to whatever arises?

A famous Buddhist parable describes the suffering of ordinary life. Imagine that you are struck by an arrow. It's painful for sure. Imagine you are struck by a second arrow in the same place. It hurts even more.

As we go through life, we are going to be hit with many, many first arrows. But that second arrow? The second arrow represents our reaction to the first one. The second arrow is optional.

Practices to Help You Survive and Thrive

In my classes and programs, I share time-tested methods that help you cultivate the essential inner resources of resilience, courage, and genuine happiness so that you can avoid the pain of the second arrow and lean into your life, no matter the challenges you face.

With over 20 years experience as a student and 18 years as a teacher, my influences are diverse. These days, my personal practice and teaching centers around:

Yin Yoga: a quiet, uncomplicated, and non-authoritarian practice that reduces stress and anxiety, cultivates balance, and can help you transform difficulties into lasting happiness.

Self-Awakening Yoga: related to Kripalu Yoga, the gentle movement kriyas of SAY are designed to recover freedom of movement, mobilize stagnant energy, and unleash the body’s natural intelligence for transformation and healing.

Taoist Energetic Practices (Qigong): meditations and contemplations to invigorate the energy body while cultivating a restful and peaceful inner orientation.

Buddhist Mindfulness & Buddadharma: from the Theravada and Zen traditions to train the mind and cultivate a compassionate mindset.

Yin Yoga & Mindfulness Virtual Classes

Mondays @ 6:30pm (NYC/DC) All classes are by donation.

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Seeing Clearly with Mindfulness & Parts Work

Create space between stimulus and response so that your choices and actions align with your true intentions and values ~ Online May 29

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Skillful Means Podcast

Discussions and Guided Practices to nourish you along your spiritual journey.

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Yin Yoga Teacher Training

I'm taking a sabbatical from leading live Yin Yoga Teacher Trainings in 2023. Fascia 101, a self-paced workshop on connective  tissue is still available, and you may sign up to join the interest list for future trainings by following the links below. In the meantime, stay connected by signing up for my Monthly Letter .   

Fascia 101

In this self-paced online course, I'll walk you through everything you need to know about fascia and how to target it in your classes.

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Level 1: Yin Yoga Asana & Biomechanics Teacher Training

Learn the essential elements of teaching expertly-crafted Yin Yoga classes.

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Level 2: Yin Yoga & Taoism Teacher Training

earn to create personalized and transformational Yin Yoga practices with Taoist teachings.

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