Posts Tagged ‘hatha yoga’

Yogaphiles: Hapa Yoga with Angelica Barrera

Yogaphiles: Hapa Yoga with Angelica Barrera

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by Amelia

Hi, my name is Amelia, and I am a yogaphile. I love yoga.  I love it in most of its shapes and forms, in it’s sweaty goodness, in it’s deep relaxation.  I love it for the breath, the movement, and the philosophy. I love to explore the boundaries of my comfort zone and challenge myself […]

Yoga. Why?

Posted on: April 4th, 2013 by Amelia

What is yoga to me? Yoga is in the moments- both on and off the mat- that I feel peace, evenness of mind… less mind.  Less of the mind chatter and more of something deeper, more authentic, more real.   Yoga is becoming the witness of the self. Today, I had a moment on the […]

Dark Side of the Moon

Posted on: March 16th, 2013 by Amelia

Breathe… breathe in the air. I am buzzing, humming, and vibrating with lunar light… My hips and heart feel open and I am steeped in santosha.  This evening I had the privilege of being guided in an aligning and inspiring yoga class with Shannon Purves at Riffs Acoustic in La Jolla. Surrounded by lush foliage, […]

I’m Not the Perfect Yogi

Posted on: October 18th, 2012 by Amelia

When you imagine a yogi (a person who does yoga regularly), what do you think of?  Vegetarian, or even weirder, vegan; smells like nag champa incense; a soothing demeanor; incredible flexibility in the body; a woman with a fit body in stretchy tights.  There are so many things we assosciate with being a yogi, well, […]