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Yoga with Roxoliana

Victoria BC

Tag / advanced practice

Seasonal Cycles

I’ve always found it difficult to pinpoint my favourite season, and I think it is because I appreciate the seasonal cycle itself more than any particular one. I feel lucky to live in a place where spring is moist and full of blossoms, summer is hot and sunny, and fall is crisp and clear. Winter here […]

Taking Care

Why is taking care of ourselves often so much more difficult than taking care of our children, our house plants, our pets, or our clients? Why do we so often put ourselves at the bottom of the list of people, things, and tasks that require our care and attention? How can we practice offering and […]

Linear vs. Cyclical Experiences

When a basil plant reaches its flowering stage it displays the beauty of the flowers as the pinnacle of its growth. It also begins to slowly die. On the other hand, when the plant’s stems are cut with at least a couple lower leaves intact, the plant continues to grow and thrive and produce it’s delicious edible leaves. […]

Beginner’s Mind

“…[T]he most seriously advanced yoga student is the one who shows up regularly in his or her practice with an attitude of beginner’s mind. Practicing each day as though it is the first time, the advanced student appreciates that there is always something new to learn when doing yoga. Unattached to the outcome of the […]