The True Nature of Things: Musings on Cleaning House

Does how we start our week affect the way we resolve conflict, manage deadlines, or even interact with our colleagues? In my mind, absolutely. Cleaning “house” is always one of my biggest stress relievers, and at the tiny yet vibrant…

Surrender Ever More Deeply

“We have not come here to take prisoners, But to surrender ever more deeply To freedom and joy. We have not come into this exquisite world to hold ourselves hostage from love. Run my dear, From anything That may not…

Present Moment, Wonderful Moment

Recently, our friend Sara is exploring a 30 day Meditation Challenge on her blog, Do Restorative Yoga. I feel blessed to share her reflections from Day 23: Today I sat with awareness of the present moment and practiced deep listening….

The Four Spokes of the Wheel

Portland Yogis, Don’t miss this workshop offered by Street Yoga & Consciousness Activist, Sweethome Teacup. How should this pose feel? What is lion’s breath? Why do we chant? What about meditation? Deepen your understanding of yoga beyond the hour and…

Success and Abundance in Unusual Places

This week, I arrived into the Street Yoga and greeted my new tool for abundance & success, a vivid and eye-catching citrine. I was further reinforced about the effectiveness of this method in Cara Lee’s Street Yoga Workshop on Empathic…

Yoga Service Conference Reflections by Chelsea Roff

Chelsea Roff is awesome. She shares her interview with Street Yoga founder, Mark Lilly via her article on the Intent Blog. Intent.com is a community where members can share their dreams and aspirations, and receive support from others. Intent.com is…

Redefining the Present Moment

Last night Cara Lee shared with the Street Yoga community some basic tools for grounding and protecting yourself in emotionally charged situations. She shared her personal story… Energy has been the missing link for me to go from chronic pain…

Gratitube: Yoga Service with Seane Corn & Mark Lilly

Welcome to the Street Yoga blog segment called GratiTUBE. Here we feature videos from Vimeo, YouTube and other various sites to inform and inspire through the medium of film. Selections take a look into the act of yoga service, advocacy,…

Peace is Every Step

Tangerine meditation — Thich Nhat Hanh (From Peace is Every Step) One day, I offered a number of children a basket filled with tangerines. The basket was passed around, and each child took one tangerine and put it in his…