Empty yourself and let the universe fill you.

"Love more, compete less"

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stephynow:

Put away the thinking mind and let spirit come out to play. May our seriousness not over power our playfulness. Play. Every. Damn. Day. Thank you, sis @kaymolove. #happytuesday

stephynow:

Put away the thinking mind and let spirit come out to play. May our seriousness not over power our playfulness. Play. Every. Damn. Day. Thank you, sis @kaymolove. #happytuesday

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stephynow:

Rising before the sun is quite possibly my favorite time of day. Or perhaps it’s become a favorite. There is a moment where the light surrounds herself hugging the night sky into anew. The air smells clean, the streets empty, there’s a humming that vibrates the drums of the ears. It’s soft and stirring us to awaken. This morning I taught my first class at Solfire Yoga before the sun swayed her way into the sky. One of the most beautiful mornings spent breathing with students and ringing in our day. Together. So grateful for the Solfire Yoga family. Came home to practice while one love headed out the door and the other snuggled in his sheets. Delicious morning. #thankyou

stephynow:

Rising before the sun is quite possibly my favorite time of day. Or perhaps it’s become a favorite. There is a moment where the light surrounds herself hugging the night sky into anew. The air smells clean, the streets empty, there’s a humming that vibrates the drums of the ears. It’s soft and stirring us to awaken. This morning I taught my first class at Solfire Yoga before the sun swayed her way into the sky. One of the most beautiful mornings spent breathing with students and ringing in our day. Together. So grateful for the Solfire Yoga family. Came home to practice while one love headed out the door and the other snuggled in his sheets. Delicious morning. #thankyou

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Things people with Social Anxiety do

high-energy-introvert:

•go to the bathroom to escape

•feel very uncomfortable without a phone or some other crutch

•dwell on a small awkward moment for much longer than necessary

•never go to any social event without a person that makes you feel comfortable

•follow said person way too much

•worry about the person beginning to find you obnoxious

•faking an illness to get out of a social event

•Dont buy something necessary because the cashier is intimidating.

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Body love is more than acceptance of self or the acceptance of the body. Body love is about self-worth in general. It’s more than our physical appearance. We are more than what has been done to us. It’s reclamation of self. It’s a bunch of things. It’s not super light. It means self-care. We are such a society built on work, work, work. I think having self-care and time to nurture the self.
- Mary Lambert (x)

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mitsukhayoga:

Yoga isn’t longingly bending forward, forcefully reaching for the ground or grasping behind your calves. Yoga is letting go, surrendering to your state of existence. 
 Yoga isn’t standing thoughtlessly on your head, building your ego and impressing your friends. Yoga is placing your heart above your head and inviting a new perspective. 
Yoga isn’t struggling to balance and getting frustrated or upset when you fall. Yoga is becoming centered and in touch with who you are, recognizing that stumbling is a part of life and that yoga is loving our human nature. 
Yoga isn’t questioning “why can’t I” or thinking “I am not flexible enough.” Yoga is knowing we are perfect as we are, realizing one day we may change, and cultivating acceptance for where we are at this moment. 
Yoga isn’t tight pants, clever styles or tricky arm balances. Yoga is creativity, peaceful strength and willpower.
Yoga isn’t exercise, competition, strength-building, stretching or chanting. Yoga isn’t hard, or easy, simple or complicated. 
Yoga is all of the above. 
Or none of it. 
Yoga… Is yoga. 
Your practice is about being present. It is about setting an intention, creating awareness and finding the balance to perform your duties. It is about listening to yourself. It is about getting to know your true soul and carrying that with you throughout all of your days. 
And when you recognize that your soul sings along with the song of the Universe, you have come to understand yoga.
By: Jaime Pose

mitsukhayoga:

Yoga isn’t longingly bending forward, forcefully reaching for the ground or grasping behind your calves. Yoga is letting go, surrendering to your state of existence. 

 Yoga isn’t standing thoughtlessly on your head, building your ego and impressing your friends. Yoga is placing your heart above your head and inviting a new perspective. 

Yoga isn’t struggling to balance and getting frustrated or upset when you fall. Yoga is becoming centered and in touch with who you are, recognizing that stumbling is a part of life and that yoga is loving our human nature. 

Yoga isn’t questioning “why can’t I” or thinking “I am not flexible enough.” Yoga is knowing we are perfect as we are, realizing one day we may change, and cultivating acceptance for where we are at this moment. 

Yoga isn’t tight pants, clever styles or tricky arm balances. Yoga is creativity, peaceful strength and willpower.

Yoga isn’t exercise, competition, strength-building, stretching or chanting. Yoga isn’t hard, or easy, simple or complicated. 

Yoga is all of the above. 

Or none of it. 

Yoga… Is yoga. 

Your practice is about being present. It is about setting an intention, creating awareness and finding the balance to perform your duties. It is about listening to yourself. It is about getting to know your true soul and carrying that with you throughout all of your days. 

And when you recognize that your soul sings along with the song of the Universe, you have come to understand yoga.

By: Jaime Pose

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