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Musings on the eight-limbed yoga path, spiritual ponderings, exploration of the journey to myself, and more.

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Musings on the eight-limbed yoga path, spiritual ponderings, exploration of the journey to myself, and more.

Becca Holmes Yoga – Website is LIVE and active!

Becca Holmes Yoga – Website is LIVE and active!

The time has come…to LAUNCH my website!! What does that look like, I asked my husband last week. He said…wait for it…TELL people about it! If you’ve been following my journey you probably already know I have a website. If not, welcome!! I hope this is the first of many interactions we have with one another!!

Satya – Being True to Yourself

Satya – Being True to Yourself

This second of the Yamas, which is the first limb of the 8 limbed yoga path, is satya, which means truthfulness. Like all of these ethical principles of the yogic path, there is a gross more obvious meaning as well as subtler realm to discover.

Understanding the 8 Limbs of Yoga

Understanding the 8 Limbs of Yoga

Why Practice All 8 Limbs? If we constantly practice these 8 limbs that ultimately lead up to samadhi, we will likely live a happier and more peaceful life on the way there. What are the 8 Limbs of Yoga? When people think of yoga, most immediately envision a group of...

Practicing Ahimsa in Modern Day America

Practicing Ahimsa in Modern Day America

Yoga Sutra 2.35 “In the presence of one firmly established in nonviolence, all hostilities cease.” What Do You Think of When You Hear “Nonviolence”? When you hear the term “nonviolence” you probably think of certain political or religious leaders that have shown up...

2020, Doomsday, and All Things Chaos

2020, Doomsday, and All Things Chaos

Does it Feel Like The End to You...? As I reflect on “who am I…” to have any thoughts or opinions about anything really, I have to first look at who I am. 2020, Doomsday, Politics, and All Things Chaos Besides writing my own personal blog about my experiences during...

Stop Asking Why Things Happen

Stop Asking Why Things Happen

Stop Asking "Why"...Live in Acceptance of What Is If God wanted us to know why, we'd know already. Let's talk about “why.” This word has perplexed me for years. It took awhile for me to realize that this is one of the biggest causes of suffering in my life. It's taken...

Why Do You Practice Asana?

Why Do You Practice Asana?

Practicing Yoga Makes Me Feel... I feel empowered, accomplished. I feel physically powerful. I feel physically relaxed. Why Do I Practice Yoga? It’s spring and nearing the end of the COVID-19 quarantine...we hope anyway! I feel super inspired and motivated right now...

COVID-19 Quarantine – Week 10

COVID-19 Quarantine – Week 10

2 Months of Quarantine... I'm Just Along for the Ride! Sunday, May 17th, 2020 - 2 months of Quarantine March 17th 2020 will forever be the day the world shut down for the pandemic for me. As things are beginning to open back up it has me, and all of us, wondering if...

COVID-19 Quarantine – Week 9

COVID-19 Quarantine – Week 9

Gratitude always brings me back right sized when I find myself getting lost in my sea of thoughts. I’m now aware that I can take a thought from yesterday and use that memories’ information to project my mind’s will on today’s future.

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