We all know and hear the jokes about breaking new year’s resolutions or failing to achieve what we set out to do. I teach my journalism students that a goal without action is just a dream. I want to help you create some pathways to reach your goals by sharing some of my favorite resources. I will be addressing some common goals that a lot of us may have, such as eating healthier, starting a journal, learning something new, or saving money...Read More
A summer of living and breathing is in full swing. And we have been loving every minute of it! As an update, we wanted to share what this year looks like (so far!).
CLASSES + EVENTS
We hold regular classes at organizations throughout San Diego. With the talented team of instructors, we typically range 25 classes per month...Read More
I'm trying so hard
My heart has so much love
an abundance of energy and spirit
But on turns, I lose control...Read More
Nature’s beauty is once again coming full circle as we welcome the change of seasons with more sunshine and stunning colorful spring flowers. The earth bursts forth to welcome the insects with delicate fragrances for pollination and communion. Undoubtedly, this is a time for renewal and creativity, a time of shedding old skins and stepping more fully into our heart’s true desires. As we learn to do this fearlessly and no longer hold any part of ourselves back...Read More
“Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing there is a field. I'll meet you there.” This is one of Rumi’s, the well known Sufi poets, most famous verses. It is also a perfect segue into the month of February.
For most of us, February is the month of relationships. With Valentine's Day just a few days away, regardless of whether we’re in romantic relationships or not, we are likely examining how important our loved ones are. Most importantly, we may be considering how we relate to them and how we can better relate to them...Read More
It has been raining a lot recently in San Diego - what a rare occurrence! I have found the rhythmic rain to be a source of renewal and to have a centering effect. This powerful cleansing nature of rain combined with a camping trip in Death Valley National Park inspired the meditation below.Read More
Yoga sutra 1.1 reads: here and now is the practice of yoga. This sutra has become the theme of my life, especially since I have arrived in India. To me, this is the true meaning of yoga and the spiritual journey...Read More
As this snazzy infographic depicts, Live + Breathe is going to serve our students with online classes. Stay tuned for more details and an online library!
In addition, we will hold one annual event to share yoga with special populations in San Diego. Sharing the tools of yoga is simply the way in which we choose to give back to the world around us. These tools provide a little more peace. A little more peace, in turn, leads to a better quality life for all.
To take part in the offerings online, in a regularly scheduled class around San Diego or to help out during an event, please reach out to us: firstname.lastname@example.org. As always, we welcome your good word and are here to listen to your brilliant ideas!
Savasana. Corpse. Final resting pose. The defining words indicating you may lay directly on the floor beneath you and close your eyes. Yes, this is an actual pose in yoga practice. And yes, it might be something that you have imagined doing in many a stressful circumstance - none of which may be deemed at the right time. And none of which you can shut the world out...Read More
This gemstone is Blake! A remarkable yogini with a story that inspires. The wisdom that Blake has surrounding yoga and her practice shines through on every level. At Live + Breathe, she spent much time sharing the tools of yoga through a fun and inventive class with children with mental health challenges. Blake's spirit is full and tremendously alive. It is our great fortune that...Read More
Can you remember the first time you went to a yoga class?
Mine was back in the UK at a big gym which ran yoga-pilates hybrid classes set to music. The emphasis was on pain and 'feeling the burn!' and the teacher would frequently accompany her commentary with what each movement equated to food-wise: 'just think, this is at least a chocolate bar' she would holler over Nickelback (no offense to any fans out there)...Read More