Women’s March on New Jersey 2018

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 […]

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cork yoga mat and environmental protection: ashtanga updates from #yogawithsandi

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 […]

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Orange The World 2017

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 […]

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The Legend of Sage Patanjali

Repost from the Official Website of B.K.S. Iyengar: “It is said that Lord Vishnu was once seated on his couch, Lord Adisesa (the Lord of Serpents) watching the enchanting dance (tandava nrtya)  of Lord Shiva. Lord Vishnu was so absorbed in the dance movements that His body began to vibrate to the rhythm of Lord […]

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Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Patanjali Yoga Sutra The 8 Limbs of Ashtanga Yoga (Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi) can be traced to their philosophical roots in the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali. In the Yoga Sutra each limb is precisely outlined and described as a method for cutting through avidya, ignorance, and developing vivikah khyateh, discerning vision, that […]

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