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It’s Not About The Pose

  Tara and I get asked a lot    Why does Strala feel so special?   Mostly we talk about how it feels great. People get happy! They get super-healthy. They make their own rules, and their own yoga. They make their own incredibly inspiring lives. But where does this begin? What gets the ball rolling? How does everything end up being so different?   It’s in our minds. Strala psychology is extremely expansive, freeing, creative, intuitive, never stuck.   It’s in our bodies. We’re everything we are - body, mind and spirit, all one whole - and we care…

Stop Immobilizing Your Body & Life

  I often overhear yoga conversations. Sometimes I jump in. A couple times recently I've heard people talking about what muscles they should engage to do this or that pose. "If I flex this or tighten that, I might be able to pull it off! Maybe I should take that tensing and straining workshop!!" Well, that's one way. But it's not a great way. I've never seen it lead to great capability, in much of anything. Do you think a basketball player running down court decides which muscles to flex and tone? Does a mountaineer choose when it's a good…
Thoughts on Competition & Getting Sucked into Proving

Thoughts on Competition & Getting Sucked into Proving

When you spend money on stuff to impress people that you have money, the store now has your money while your thing depreciates exponentially. I had coffee with a friend this week who is doing great things for people with health, wellness & personal growth. We caught up about family, our lives and got some good chill time in. There is a pressure going around, in whatever circle you run in to prove to others in your circle how well you are doing. This proving comes in many forms, depending on your circle. In the "health" community for transparency sake,…

Why You Should Stay In Your Comfort Zone

  You don't need to move beyond your comfort zone. That would be uncomfortable. You just need to move your comfort zone. There was a time way back when I would hear this a lot in yoga classes. "Push beyond your edge!" I never understood this. As a mountaineer, I'm pretty aware of the edges of things. I know that people don't react well to moving beyond them. But in yoga, people would dutifully listen. Because that's what we're here to do, listen to the teacher. And the next day they'd have some sort of strap around their hamstring. Or…

Get Ready! Strala Ready-to-Lead Training is back Spring 2014

  We're doing it!  Tara's cleared her schedule, and we're excited to have the Strala Ready-to-Lead Training again this Spring 2014!!! In case this is your first time hearing about it, Strala training is a great way to get into your own inspiring body, mind, and life. From here, you get to inspire others to do the same. Tara and I are lucky. We get to keep seeing all this work, again and again, all over the world. People are curing themselves of all kinds of pain, illness, and injury. They're creating radiantly good health. They're becoming stronger, faster, more…

You Are Enough

  Tara just got a note from a girl in Australia. She was told by some modeling agency she needed to be 2cm taller. I'm annoyed. I responded. The most important and useful thing is that you be really happy with what you've got. Everything you ever do will be from right where you are - not from some place other people say you should be - so that's the most important thing. Be happy, and be interested, in right where you are.   If someone tells you that you should be something different in order to get something, tell…
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