Tired of the same old drinking games? Come celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day (also my birthday) in a fresh meditative way! Join me for this workshop that explores the connection between traditional Buddhist Meditation on the 4 Sublime Abidings with the first chapter of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. We’ll take a dive into an […]Read More Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Meditation Style
Grateful to be teaching at Playful Yogi Space at the beautiful Bell-ans creative arts center and animal sanctuary in Orangeburg, New York! Join me for early morning Mysore style classes during the week & Ashtanga Led Primary Series on the weekend. Starting March 10th: Led Ashtanga Primary Series with Sandi Higgins Saturdays, 11am – 12:30pm […]Read More New class schedule!
Feminism back by popular demand… Beautiful & Inspirational day in Morristown! It was great to see the new NJ Governor Phil Murphy and first lady Tammy Murphy show up, share, and represent! Highlights for me also included speeches by Kim Gaddy, Environmental Justice Organizer at Clean Water Action, and writer/advisor Dr. Khyati Joshi, the […]Read More Women’s March on New Jersey 2018
Aloha! Mostly I’m on Instagram these days with the hashtag #yogawithsandi – that’s where I post mini photo-video reflections from daily practice, on and off the mat. Please do find and follow me there if you want more frequent updates as relates to this journey in Ashtanga Yoga. Recently I purchased an eco-friendly CORK yoga mat from Yoloha Yoga, after […]Read More cork yoga mat and environmental protection: ashtanga updates from #yogawithsandi
Why do we take rest from yoga during menstruation, aka the “lady’s holiday”? On the mat, like in life, some of us may be drawn to yoga practice not just because we want to relax, but actually because we want to Go Go Go and see how far we can go. We may knowingly […]Read More Lady’s Holiday and The Menstrual Cycle
16 days of social media activism for #OrangeTheWorld 2017: raising awareness for the UN Women’s Campaign to #LeaveNoOneBehind. ~ November 25th, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women & Girls, until December 10th, Universal Human Rights Day ~ As a human being, a girl, a woman, and a survivor, I thank the United Nations Women […]Read More Orange The World 2017
Happy November Full Frost Moon! As ashtangis, we are often asked why, in the Mysore tradition of Ashtanga Yoga, do we take rest from our regular practice on the days of the New & Full Moon, aka Moon Days. In a simple sense, sometimes we need to schedule a rest, otherwise we risk not taking […]Read More Happy Full Frost Moon & Moon Days