A mantra for mothers

My morning meditation and start of a new 40-day mantra practice. I’ve been trying to see myself as someone who is already a mother, instead of getting stuck in the “one day” loop. As we wait for our foster-to-adoption home study finalization, I decided to chant a mantra focused on motherhood 108x a day. ThisContinue reading “A mantra for mothers”

Yoga, yoga, yoga, work, Brooklyn life, yoga, yoga, yoga

Between yoga teacher training, work, our upcoming move to CA and personal life – I’ve forgotten to post. Here’s what my April looked like in pictures. The hubby and I visited the Rubin Museum to view their Bodies in Balance exhibit. It was cool to see ancient Tibetan charkra maps and prayer beads made outContinue reading “Yoga, yoga, yoga, work, Brooklyn life, yoga, yoga, yoga”

21 mudras for meditation

My 21 days of mudras challenge has ended. I’ve learned a lot of new and useful mudras. Also I’ve truly embraced the value  and application of daily meditation for the first time. Below is breakdown of all 21 mudras (alphabetical order). What’s your favorite/”go to” mudra? Mudras are symbolic hand gestures used in meditation, religious ceremonies, dance, sculpture,Continue reading “21 mudras for meditation”

21 days of mudras and meditation (Hakini, Anjali and Lotus Mudra)

I signed up for my first Instagram challenge….. 21 days of mudras and meditation. Every day the hosts (@ireeyogi, @ladiboomyogini and @yogi_peanut) post a mudra to use during meditation. The first week we’ll meditate for 5 minutes a day, 2nd week 10 min/day and 3rd week 15 min/day. Mudras are symbolic hand gestures used in meditation, religious ceremonies, dance, sculpture, and paintings.Continue reading “21 days of mudras and meditation (Hakini, Anjali and Lotus Mudra)”