Showing posts from March, 2014

Self-Affirmations to Change the Inner Critic and the Way You Treat Other People

Mister Rogers said, "Love isn't a state of perfect caring.  It is an active noun of struggle.  To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is right here and right now."
Self-affirmations are a way of loving ourselves.  This in turn changes to loving others.  If we speak negative words to ourselves, are harsh, hard, sharp, and pressing in our own minds, then before we know it our inside talk becomes our outside communication to others.
Your words to yourself are in bold, black letters.  Speak first to yourself. Your words to others, family, friends, coworkers, bosses, etc. are in yellow.

Say things like, "I forgive myself,"and it turns into, "I forgive you."
Say things like, "Everywhere I turn I see healing," and it turns into, "I see positive things ahead for you."
Say things like, "I gently open and care for my inner self," and it turns into. "I really care about you and want to be open …

Tranquility Yoga Team!

Our goal at Tranquility is always to serve our people with times that work and classes that challenge (not too much; not too little) to help you enjoy your yoga time on the mat. Tranquility's team of Sheri, Micah, Alyssa, and myself work diligently to prepare practices that are beneficial.  We all have a different teaching style, and our strengths are very complimentary!   Here are some general questions that I am often asked with answers you might enjoy reading... Why do we set an intention at the beginning of each session?An intention is called a "sankalpa."  We take this time at the start of each hour to bring our attention from outside to inside.It is like a compass that steers us to where we want our time together to go and can be used for the rest of the day to set a positive affirmation."So Ham" where the "a" has an "AHHH" sound means, "I am that.." it is the sound of the breath as you restrict the glottis in Ujjayi breath. …