In the tarot, water (cups) relates to the field of emotions, and the subconscious mind; earth (pentacles) relates to everything that is of the phenomenal world, in the yoga practice prakrti ; wind (swords) relates to our waking consciousness, the breath of life (Eakins, Tarot of The Spirit). It is the nature of the mind, […]
I practice and teach yoga in Portland, Oregon. Currently I am the owner of North Portland Yoga, and I couldn't be more enamored of, and humbled by the community I get to be a part of. My curiosity is driven and fueled by embodiment practices: how we make meaning of experience, what it means to be alive in the world, how we are in constant collaboration with one another in the daily creation of our world. I live with my partner and our loving dog companions: Luna, Imani, and Sassafrass.
Praxis: the embodiment of theory and concept… how we are able to embody our practice… a union of (in this case) contemplative practice and daily life. Wittgenstein said that ‘the limits of my language are the limits of my mind’. I agree with him, not in the sense of amassing an enormous cache of vocabulary […]