A misty morning at the Centre

News from the Centre – April 2017

Hello everyone and happy spring. The snow finally all melted sometime in early March – or maybe it was mid- March – and spring began – nettles, blossoms, new growth. The days are long and much warmer than they were a month ago. The Centre’s program season began in March with the first Yoga Getaway […]

Our Centre Community – Ravi Albright

Our Centre Community – Ravi Albright

Dedicated to my father, Matt Albright RIP I was born at home in Seattle where my father was at the University of Washington getting a Masters in Middle Eastern Studies. I am the middle child of 5,: my brother Abe, sisters Margaret, Annie, and Beth. Our family moved to Sequim on the Olympic Penninsula when […]

This is cat pose!

Asana of the Month: Marjaryasana/Bitilasana (cat/cow pose)

Freedom in the pelvis, freedom in the heart. I love this string of movements because it brings breath and motion into the pelvis and the heart. Flowing from cat to cow pose is a great way to warm up the body, ease tension in the spine and build strength in the core. Benefits of cat/cow […]

Spring stream

News from the Centre – March 2017

Hello everyone, Spring officially begins later this month. Meanwhile, these photos give you a snapshot of our snowy-rainy February and the wet not-quite-spring at the Centre. Here’s what’s been going on behind the scenes at the Centre. Along with ongoing daily tasks and Wednesday work parties, a lot is being accomplished. Milo continues to work […]

Getting along with other people - advice from Baba Hari Dass

Getting along with other people – advice from Baba Hari Dass

Whatever we do, whatever our life situation, chances are it involves other people. Relationship issues become very obvious when living in community; it’s impossible to hide. You may not live in community – you may even live alone – but life involves other people – family, work, friends, all kinds of relationships: with parents, children, […]

Eka pada rajakapotasana variatio

Neha’s Yoga Story

I’ve been practicing yoga for over 15 years and I hope to continue for many more. The reason I’ve kept up with it is because it “works” for me. And when I say “work”, I mean that it continually expands my capacity for kindness, love, patience and peace. I was first introduced to yoga in […]

Recipes from the Centre Kitchen

Recipes from the Centre Kitchen

In response to requests, here are a few easy and delicious protein recipes for your enjoyment. Although many new recipes have been developed over the years, these old favourites are still in demand. If you’d like more recipes, please let me know by leaving a comment; I’d be happy to provide more. Cashew-Carrot Loaf 6 […]

News from the Centre - February 2017

News from the Centre – February 2017

Hello everyone, I hope your winter, wherever you are, is going well. Here on Salt Spring Island, we have had some warmish days, a reminder that spring is around the corner, but it’s not quite here yet. As mentioned in last month’s update, projects are getting done while it’s still quiet here, and the program […]

Living with Uncertainty and Instability

Living with Uncertainty and Instability

There is an old Chinese curse that says, “May you live in interesting times.” The current period certainly qualifies as an interesting time. Interesting and challenging. What can we do in the face of uncertainty and instability? We may go through life thinking we’re finally getting things figured out and we know what to expect. […]

© Salt Spring Centre of Yoga 2017