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Yoga with Roxoliana

Victoria BC

Tag / mind

Creating Space

We exhale the breath inside of us so that we can inhale deeply. We let go of activities from our daily lives to pursue new interests. We release discontent from our minds to create space for peace inside. We pull up weeds crowding gardens so that vegetables, fruits, and flowers will thrive. We soften the […]

Letting Go

I used to think that I was a little obsessed with making lists of things I needed to do. I still make lists, but now I am beginning to think that they are actually a way of letting things go. When I write something down it no longer spins around in my head. It no […]

The View from My Window

Every morning that I step onto my yoga mat I have the opportunity to look out this window. The window itself is always the same, and I am standing in nearly the exact same place as yesterday. What I see though, is constantly changing. Perhaps at first glance it appears the same as yesterday, but […]

Knots

Life has a tendency to wrap us into knots of tension, of repetition, of habit. These knots may be physical, mental, or emotional, or some combination of these. A physical yoga practice is one excellent way to unravel some of these knots. Another excellent way to unravel them is to allow ourselves a little time away from […]

Just Enough

We need only ever do our best. Whether in relationships with ourselves or others, whether in work or play, whether in time or effort spent. Our best is enough. Less than our best is less than enough. More than our best is more than enough….and our best is always changing. Therefore we do just enough. […]

Fluidity and Stickiness

Water is very fluid and moves quickly and easily compared to honey. Honey is quite sticky and flows slowly and deliberately compared to water. Your mind is capable of being in the state of either of these two substances; consider these two scenarios. Thoughts, emotions, sensory details, and other information slip and flow through your mind […]