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Samadhi Rush Episode 168// My Autumn Practice

Hi Shining-Hearts,

So happy to be here together. This week, I’m in California filming season 2 of Practical Magic (my yoga show on Yoga Anytime). EXCITED! Can’t wait to share.

For this week’s podcast, I’m sharing my thoughts and intentions for practice this season. Fall is BIG. I require much care and grounding this time of year. How about you? What are your practice intentions for this season? Southern Hemisphere friends, what is happening in your spring-time revitalization? Tell me.

LOVE you.

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Samadhi Rush// Kelly Sunrose Yoga// Bhaktasana

Samadhi Rush Episode 164// Creating Conditions for Grace

Beloveds,

SO happy to be here together. I LOVE hearing from you. Please keep in touch, sweet-hearts! (P.S. I’m officially back on Instagram and Facebook after a month-long hiatus, but the best way to really connect is through email or phone message. LOVE.)

Today’s class is all about creating conditions. The practices we engage in, they are all about creating conditions for love, peace, compassion, truth, our truest nature to thrive. The action, karma, component of our yogic potion. When we show up, we begin to create space for the mystery to reveal itself. Of course, the action is only part of the equation. Equal parts vairagya, non-attachment, to the mystery and devotion to the sacred heart of the universe/ god/ mystery-magic give this potion its potency. Drink it up, and you may find yourself in a state of yoga. LOVE.

Thank you for being here. LOVE YOU.

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thanks

Practices//

Easy shape

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Shitali pranayama

Bhaktasana/ devotional pose + block

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Adho mukha svanasana/ down-dog

Kelly Connor Sunrose Yoga// down dog// adho mukha svanasana// hatha yoga

Lunge

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Lunge with side-lengthening/shortening

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Lunge + reach

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Adho mukha svanasana/ down dog

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Preta-bhujangasana// Zombie cobra

Kelly Connor Sunrose Yoga// wide-armed cobra pose// hatha yoga

Lunge

Samadhi Rush// Kelly Sunrose Yoga// Online Yoga Practice// Dynamic lunge

Off-centered Utthita Parsvakonasna// Off-centered extended lateral angle pose

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Off-centered Trikonasana// Off-centered tri-angle pose

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Upavista konasna// Wide-legged seated fold

fluid stability// a 5-pose practice

Constructive rest pose + Tailbone play

Constructive Rest// Tailbone lengthening

Supta padangusthasana// Reclining big-toe pose

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Reclining shoulder play: hug sky-hug self

Samadhi Rush// Supine Shoulder-OpenerShoulder opening yoga// hug yourself

Rest

Savasana// Die a little everyday

Interview with Lisa Wells//

Samadhi Rush Episode 163// Interview with Lisa Wells

Hi there, dear ones.

Today’s episode is SO special to me. For episode 163, I sat down with yogini Lisa Wells to talk about it all. Such nourishing conversation. So happy you can listen in.

Lisa Wells,  PhD, ERYT500, teaches yoga, meditation, mixed-abilities dance, trauma-release, Ayurveda and co-owns Live Well Studio in Corvallis, Oregon.  Her 25+ years of yoga practice have brought her patience, humility and happiness. Her 56+ years of life have led her from trauma, through addiction, to recovery and joy in a life that includes rather than excludes suffering.  Lisa has been teaching yoga since 2000. She received her PhD in Geology from Stanford University. In her current incarnation as a yoga teacher she has been called a “Geographer of the Body.” She specializes in gentle yoga adapted to all bodies.

Thank you so much for being here. All of you. Always.

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SO happy to be here together. I LOVE hearing from you. Please keep in touch, sweet-hearts! (P.S. I’m officially back on Instagram and Facebook after a month-long hiatus, but the best way to really connect is through email or phone message. LOVE.)
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  • NOURISH, the end-of-summer At-Home Retreat is forthcoming. Join us! FREE.
  • Portland yogin, teacher training starts at LOVE HIVE on September 25. Learn more here.
  • Molly Lannon Kenny is teaching a workshop series on Yoga and Social Change at Unfold Studios in November. YES! Learn more here.
  • Share your news! Email me: sunroseyoga@gmail.com

LISTEN


You can listen right here by pressing play. You can download the episode here. You can listen in any podcast player (like the podcast app, stitcher, overcast, etc., by searching for Samadhi Rush). Subscribe in your favorite podcast player for ease.

SUPPORT

If you enjoy this podcast, please consider making a one-time or recurring donation (scroll down for all of the options:sweet-heart, soul-heart, beloved & moon of my life) to help pay the bills (web-hosting, audio-hosting, recording equipment, etc.). I am grateful for your contributions. They allow me to continue to do the work I love here for the people I love (you). xo

thanks

some lessons of summer// the gift of grace

The work will find you.

Yes.

The ritual reveals itself.

Amen.

When the student is ready, the teacher appears.

Word.

Summer is the time of year when I focus most acutely on my own learning. Not just the substance or content I’m absorbing, but the process of learning itself. I intentionally relax  my daily rituals so that new ones can find their way in. I leave wider spaces in my calendar for (summer fun with my family, first) the divine magic of learning something that I haven’t even conceived I even need to learn about.

Amidst all of that is learning how to continue on my own journeys while caring for my family and creating conditions that inspire my daughter to be a life-long learner. It’s not all roses & sausages, let me tell you. There have been plenty of melt-downs, time-outs and do-overs (for both of us). And these are the spaces where the most learning happens: when things don’t look *perfect*.

Something that I’ve been actively engaging with this summer is vairagya, or non-attachment.* Last summer, I was so dependent on my 5am meditation ritual that if it didn’t happen at the appropriate time, I went a little…berserk. Nervous. Anxious. Unsettled in my body. A definite sensation of dis-ease in my person. Decidedly out of the state of yoga.** This summer, I wanted to play with that a bit, to see if I could continue to nourish the rhythm of practice without becoming overly attached or dependent on the form.

This was a little scary.

But also really fascinating, since it revealed some kind of fun ego-identification (But I wake up at 5. But I am the kind of person who wakes up at 5 to practice. So funny!). And awesome, because practice works. Even when it reveals something less-than-perfect or slightly embarrassing, the capacity for paying attention, for actually feeling what anxiety, embarrassment, non-yoga feels like in the body is pretty amazing. So, to be honest, I didn’t get too worked up about actually noticing the attachment to practice.

This summer I slept in. Since July, I stopped setting an alarm. I woke up when I did, and if it was before 6am (which it usually was in the beginning, because my body was so used to getting up at 5), I lingered in bed until at least 6. Then I practiced outside in my pajamas, usually with my daughter climbing all over me. I am becoming better at seeing space where it appears there is none. Mothering a small child while supporting even a shred of sanity requires this, I think, but it is taking me as long as it takes to really know this in my bones.

And I started writing again. Early morning (but not so early, ha ha) poems and essays started showing up in inky piles. I am letting them decide whether to coalesce around a theme in their own time. For now, they are a writing practice. They would not have come if I had scheduled them or required them to conform to a specific mold, probably. So again I am grateful for the boon that has allowed me to open to the things I didn’t even know I wanted to learn. Grace, I think we can agree is what that is. And it’s only possible when we let go a little bit, somewhere. Everywhere.

Tell me about what learning is happening for you these days.

LOVE!

* Yoga Sutra 1.12: abhyasa-vairagyabhyam-tat-nirodhah // stillness results from practice without attachment to the results.

** Yoga Sutra 1.2: yogash-citta-vritti-nirodhah// yoga is ceasing to identify with the fluctuations of mind, or yoga is seeing clearly what is actually happening.

P.S. the photo was taken 4 summers ago, when Oona & I first started our summer-learning together.

Interview with Roseanne Harvey//

Samadhi Rush Episode 159// In Conversation with Roseanne Harvey

Interview with Roseanne Harvey//

THRILLED to be here with you today, sweethearts!

Episode 159 of Samadhi Rush is a sweet, spacious conversation I had with yogini Roseanne Harvey. Roseanne  is a writer, yoga teacher and community organizer in Victoria, BC, Canada. She writes about yoga and culture at It’s All Yoga, Baby, a widely read blog known for questioning, provoking thought and shining a critical light on yoga culture ~ while celebrating community, service, creativity, the independent spirit and good ol’ fun. Roseanne is also the co-editor (with Carol Horton) of 21st Century Yoga: Culture, Practice, and Politics, an anthology of essays by some of the most cutting edge voices in the North American yoga community.

Thanks so much to Roseanne for stopping by for tea and conversation!

Connect with Roseanne on social media–

Twitter: @itsallyoga_baby
Facebook: /itsallyogababy

In this conversation, Roseanne and I talked about lots of books, people and places:

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SO happy to be here together. I LOVE hearing from you. Please keep in touch, sweet-hearts!

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(Photo of Roseanne by EK Park.)