Author: Doug

What is Yoga Intention?

Many times at the start of class as we are tuning in I ask yogis to set an “intention” which leads me to think  “What is yoga intention?   The four layers of tuning that we use in class frequently

Mindfulness – When Deep Listening and Kind Speech Challenged

When Deep Listening and Kind Speech is Challenged We’ve all been in situations where we feel like screaming, getting back at someone, or just in a bad situation that seems unsolvable at work or at home.  Some arguments fester for

True Happiness, 2nd Mindfulness Training

In preparation to Yoga Community Breakfast – May 7, 2014. Aware of the suffering caused by exploitation, social injustice, stealing, and oppression, I am committed to practicing generosity in my thinking, speaking, and acting. I will practice looking deeply to

Five Mindfulness Trainings

The Five Mindfulness Trainings represent the Buddhist vision for a global spirituality and ethic. They are a concrete expression of the Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, the path of right understanding and true

Loving Speech and Deep Listening

Loving Speech – Deep Listening, 4th Mindfulness Training This was the theme for Community Breakfast April 2, 2014. Practice loving speech and refrain from speaking to others with harsh words. When we use loving speech, we avoid misunderstanding and much

As I was walking my dogs ….

The license plate on my car DUGYOGA, someone asked me if I teach Dog yoga …

Community Breakfast

We have a first Wednesday of the month breakfast club. We generally have a theme each month. Theme for May: True Happiness Themes from previous months: Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation) Habits – what are they about Devotion – how to