Monday Mantra: Vision

“In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama A little late but it’s still Monday! An interesting quote to take with you during the week ahead. Additionally, a particularly interesting quote when read in relationship to Liz’s Sunday post, Taking Action, Actively, which challenged us to take our principles, … Continue reading

Taking Action, Actively

In our yogic scope of the world, svadhyaya is the act of self-study or self-reflection. One of the five niyamas, or principles regarding personal conduct, svadhyaya lives under Patanjali’s eightfold path of yoga. These eight limbs allow us to move from the external to the internal, offering us ethics and guides to balanced living, as … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Walk

This Monday’s Mantra is for all of you who walked yesterday for the People’s Climate March. This mantra is also for all of us as we take each step into Autumn. “Your smile proves that you are not a colony, that you have your sovereignty over yourself, that you are doing your best. Events carry us away, we … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Taking the Leap

Le Saut sans le vide (Leap Into the Void) by Yves Klein “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” ― Kurt Vonnegut I have dedicated September and October as time to celebrate the freedom of my creative spirit. I have never been afraid of taking risks. However, I … Continue reading

Yellow School Bus Days

As a lover of learning, September has always been a favorite month of mine, for connecting to new studies or moving forward with a new mindset. My days of waiting to be picked up by the yellow school bus are long over, but the wirings of the “back-to-school” spirit are hard-coded. The signals to sharpen … Continue reading

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    Our founder @taramarieperri is featured in this month’s Retreat issue of DVEIGHT Magazine!  The perfect read for this snowy Sunday morning. 
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#Ruralist: "We’re made up of space, air, fire, water and earth. In the Northeast we experience the seasons with distinction and have an incredible opportunity to observe how the cycles and rhythms of the seasons change both around us and within us. During the winter, the body, like the natural world, is weak from fall’s death cycle and needs winter’s deep rest to reinforce its strength for spring. Winter holds a special opportunity for introspection. Trees and animals are always showing us how to live. In the winter they retreat and hibernate. The cold also encourages us to stay indoors so we can explore the benefits of quiet and stillness—to make time to develop and engage in self-care." - TaraMarie Perri, founder of @perriinstitute (📷 @pbcrosby | interview @jillianschein) Join @luminousarchitecture tonight at 6:30pm in Union Square for this week’s Fall Seasonal Yoga Series. Register on our website.
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