the key is in the pause

Catspaw is committed to helping people find Pause in everyday life because it heals.

I truly believe that practicing yoga, is an investment. It makes a difference, how you move throughout your life. Yoga is not just about the physical movement it is self-care, and there is power in the pause.

As Pema Choedron says giving yourself time and space to sit with your pain is difficult.

Blogs

Brain Pickings has a free weekly interestingness digest. It comes out on Sundays and offers the week’s best articles.

Seth Godin   writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything.

YogaDork.com is a place for yogis, or otherwise, to convene and converse, to chat about yoga, yoga-related things.

Books

Seth Godin   writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything.

 

 

 

Moving into Stillness by Erich Schiffmann.  Renowned yoga master Schiffman, speaks to clarity and decision making in chapter 11 Listening for Guidance.

 “If you were clear there would be no need of a decision”

Schiffmann from the beginning walks us through the path of using yoga movement and meditation to get to the techniques toward being clear.

 

Structural Yoga Therapy by Mukunda Stiles

Has been written for teachers and serious practitioners who want to use yoga to bring complete balance to the body. Mukunda Stiles begins by providing a comprehensive overview of the spiritual philosophy of yoga, and its many branches.

 

 

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self by Stephen Cope

A Western-trained psychotherapist who has lived and taught for more than ten years at the largest yoga center in America, offers this marvelously lively and irreverent “pilgrim’s progress” for today’s world. He demystifies the philosophy, psychology, and practice of yoga, and shows how it applies to our most human dilemmas: from loss, disappointment, and addiction, to the eternal conflicts around sex and relationship. And he shows us that in yoga, “liberation” does not require us to leave our everyday lives for some transcendent spiritual plane—life itself is the path.

Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life Living Your Yoga by Judith Lasater.

 

 

Music

Website Resources

Paul Jarvis – Mail Chimp Essentials

Organizations

Give Back Yoga Foundation supports and funds certified yoga teachers of all traditions to bring yoga and mindfulness techniques to underserved and under-resourced segments of the community. Join us in sharing the transformational power of yoga with the world, one person at a time.

Mindful Life is about opening up to our inner life, and becoming more aware of our emotions, our thoughts, our actions – and how they affect ourselves and others. It’s about feeling like we’re more in the present. And it’s about the way we treat each other – and the way we treat ourselves.

Come join us for a journey through what it can mean to live a mindful life. We have an extraordinary group of presenters who will help guide us. And we’ll have each other – and our own stories and experiences – to learn from and be inspired by. Be part of a community of people who are committed to exploring this path of living a more mindful life.

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