Discovering Durga: the Embodiment of Divine Feminine Power

Join me for another Myth, Mantra, Mudra, and Meditation event at the Martha’s Vineyard Yoga Center on January 18.  Journey to a time of great darkness when the world was beset by a powerful demon, the buffalo-headed Maheshasura. Emerging from a sacrificial bonfire, Durga is charged with defeating this very skilled and powerful foe. Despite her ample weaponry,…

About Anusara Yoga

I’ve been a student of Anusara yoga since 2002, and began teaching it in 2004. For over twelve years, I’ve been blessed to share this life enhancing practice with hundreds of students on Martha’s Vineyard and beyond. Infused with an affirming, heart-opening philosophy, Anusara yoga’s Universal Principles of Alignment™  (UPAs) turn the practice into a…

This week’s inspiration

This week’s inspiration comes from 3 1/2 year old Zelda. The granddaughter of my student Marcy, Zelda’s always been loquacious. Marcy, a reading specialist at the West Tisbury School, has encouraged Zelda’s natural talent with words by teaching her the Anusara yoga invocation. This invocation’s words are derived from the Niralambaya Upanishad,  and the melody was…

Samavesha – the Anusara yoga festival

Anusara’s annual yoga festival has traveled from Arizona, to Martha’s Vineyard, to California, and now Merano, Italy in the spring of 2017. Each year the festival grows as Anusara yoga enthusiasts gather for inspiring asana classes, illuminating philosophy intensives, heart-opening bhakti yoga practices, and more in environments of awe-inspiring beauty. Connect with Anusara yogis from around the…

Summer 2017 Schedule

Yoga to the Rescue  Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:30 AM @ The Yoga Collective at Island Cohousing,                  11 Rock Pond Rd., West Tisbury   Bad back? Bum shoulder? Bring it! Learn to heal injury and chronic pain through yoga alignment. Excellent for beginners and experienced yogis with aches and…

Welcome

Happy Independence Day 2017! I’m a yoga teacher and yoga therapist living on the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard. I practice and teach Anusara© yoga year round here in studios, private homes, and public spaces. I have over 1000 hours of yoga teacher training and more than a decade of teaching experience. I’d love to…

Honor the Darkness, Welcome the Light

While this autumn’s beauty lasted longer than usual here on Martha’s Vineyard, last weekend’s cold snap made it clear that winter is fast approaching. Make sure to take of yourself in these darker days by getting on your mat, spending time with friends and family, and nurturing your body and spirit. Please note that there are no…