All Live Practices

All Live Practices

An archive of our monthly live practices on Zoom

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All Live Practices
  • Live Satsang 6/9/24 - Virya or Vigor + The Inner Warrior

    Tap into your vigor to face the challenges of life with intention and empowerment. This Satsang was LIT. Give it a listen and explore what is calling for your vigor to rise up right now.

    Audio only version: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XTp2ynBfReYjMO7BEg-htW6f5XVgnzkQ/

    Time stamps:

    Greetin...

  • Live Movement + Meditation 5/19/24 - Maitri

    Live Movement + Meditation 5/19/24 - Maitri Meditation - Loving Kindness

    A little movement practice to support your mobility (every day my friends, a little bit every day goes a long way!) followed by a classic meditation: Maitri Meditation. We generate loving kindness in rounds beginning with o...

  • Live Asana 5/12/24 ~ Maitri ~ Loving Kindness

    An evening live practice with focus on cultivating loving kindness. Includes Gina's Thoracic Freedom Flow. Emphasizes water and earth elements and has some fabulous hip openers.

    Playlists available here: https://www.yogapotluck.com/forums/monthly-playlists/68569-may-2024-focus-maitri-loving-kind...

  • Live Satsang 5/5/24 - MAITRI ~ Loving Kindness

    Live Satsang 5/5/24 - MAITRI - Loving Kindness - Make Friends With Your Mind Part 3. This month we're exploring a loving-kindness centered approach to the Inner Critic, building off one of the Parts (from Internal Family Systems) and the Cognitive Distortions (part of Maya or illusion, that we fo...

  • Live Movement + Meditation 4/28/24

    Live Movement + Meditation 4/28/24 - Make Friends With Your Mind 2 - Embrace All Your Parts

    0-1:30 Intro to Session
    1:30-17:30 Stretch
    17:30-23:50 Intro to Meditation
    23:50-53:00 Guided Meditation
    53:00-End Soul Circle

    In this guided meditation, I continue the teaching on Maya or Illusion and t...

  • Live Asana 4/21/24

    In this solar Vinyasa practice, I focused on poses that support determination as well as opportunities to explore cognitive distortions arising.

    This month we continue Making Friends With Our Minds by identifying, naming and then confronting MAYA, the veil of illusion, often in the form of the c...

  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 4/14/24 - Maya

    April 2024 - Making Friends with Your Mind Pt 2: MAYA - The veil of illusion. We explored the major cognitive distortions - the illusions we cognitively participate in.

    Audio only: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rrIepa4-c1JcAyRbfAYlOIK0a7othWgb

    No time stamping since teaching and sharing are ...

  • Live Bonus Soul Circle 03/29/24

    Make Friends With Your Mind Bonus Soul Circle - Exploring obstacles, reframes and new approaches to the usual tricks our ego mind likes to play on us that keep us from moving through the world sure of who we are. We talk about pleasing, selflessness, boundaries, external validation and seeking ap...

  • Live Movement + Meditation 3/24/24 - Make Friends With Your Mind

    Live Movement + Meditation 3/24/24 - Make Friends With Your Mind - A Self-Compassion Guided Meditation + continued discussion

    Time stamps:

    0:000-1:40 - Opening
    1:40-13:45 - Mindful movement
    13:45-29:30 - Teaching on ahamkara, function of ego, how the mind can turn into your enemy
    30:00 - 51:45 ...

  • Live Asana 3/17/24

    Live Asana 3/17/24 - St. Patrick's Day - Trinity - Impermanence

    0:00-9:00 - Greetings, meaning of St. Patrick's Day and how that relates to Yoga practice and today's offering. Note: In my excitement to share all the things, I neglected to honor my lineage and say that I initially learned this co...

  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 3/10/24 - Make Friends With Your Mind

    Make Friends With Your Mind - explore identity, ego and AHAMKARA - the "I-Maker" - just as we and those around us construct our identities, we have the power to change them, expand them and continually challenge them to be sure we're living in alignment, vs on auto-pilot or in an effort to fulfil...

  • Live Meditation 2/25/24

    Live Yoga Nidra from Soulshine Bali - This is a practice typically done laying down, in full relaxation!

    It's a powerful, guided practice to sink a sankalpa, or powerful affirmation, deep in your consciousness where it can bear fruit.

    Audio-only version: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16oOGV7H...

  • Live Asana 2/11/24

    Live Asana February 2024 - Focus on Connection of self to Self - conditioned self to True Self

    Includes flow, heart openers, side bends, twists and even a little arm balancing + tips.

    Contemplate: How does asana practice support the union of conditioned self to True Self? How do all the moment...

  • Live Satsang 2/4/24

    February Soul Circle on CONNECTION - Yoga - Union. We explore the key connection of self to Self or individual to Divine and the transcendence of conditioning which impacts our ability to CONNECT with all other living things!

    0:00 - 41:00 - Teaching
    41:00 - 1:18 - Soul Circle

    Audio only version...

  • Live Movement + Meditation 1/28/24

    Includes a refresher on what meditation is, what to expect, how to work with what arises and emphasizes the significance of the balance between effort + ease or sthira + sukha. Intro may be helpful for beginners to meditation. Short movement session into a guided meditation with short periods of ...

  • Yoga Mala 2024 - 1/15/24

    A gorgeous ritual practice of whole body prayers. 108 prostrations (Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutations) as an act of devotion and reverence. We practice the Sun Salutations in a different way that embodies their origin, the full body prostrations of spiritual pilgrims traversing from home to holy ...

  • Live Asana 1/14/24 - Effort & Ease - Sthira & Sukha

    Live Asana 1/14/24 - Effort & Ease - Sthira & Sukha

    A balanced flow where effort and ease are woven together throughout. Starts seated, moves to standing, culminates in simple, grounded backbends and then settles into hip openers and savasana.

  • Live Satsang Soul Circle 1/7/24 - Effort / Ease or Sthira / Sukha

    Live Satsang Soul Circle 1/7/24 - Sthira + Sukha - Effort + Ease - Strength + Surrender

    Audio only version: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FR3wQDeEczyR5t8uP5vc9Nr1IUuptNus

    Sthira refers to stability, intent, and strength. Sukha refers to ease, openness and surrender.

    CONTEMPLATIONS (for thin...

  • Live Movement + Meditation - Winter Solstice - 12/21/23

    Live Movement + Meditation - Winter Solstice - 12/21/23. Simple seated sequence focusing on hip and spine mobility followed by a guided meditation in support of this month's theme of Self-Study or Svadhyaya via awareness of space, body, breath and thoughts.

    Intro: Start - 3:30
    Movement: 3:30 - 3...

  • Live Satsang 12/10/23 - SELF-STUDY or SVADHYAYA

    Live Satsang Soul Circle from December 2023 - Focus of the month is SVADHYAYA or SELF-STUDY. Please ignore the video glitches at the beginning due to poor connectivity. Luckily the audio is constant (more important) and be thankful it's not your face freezing on the screen 🤣 🤣 🤣

    We explore 2 de...

  • Live Satsang 10/29/23 - Gratitude or Kritanja

    November 2023 Satsang + Soul Circle on our monthly focus: Gratitude or Kritanja

    What is the spiritual philosophy behind gratitude?
    Why purpose does gratitude actually serve?
    What is negativity bias, why do we have it and what are the risks of leaving it unchecked?
    How and when are we challenged ...

  • Live Movement + Meditation 10/15/23

    Live Movement + Meditation 10/15/23

    We start with some simple, gentle stretches then shift into seated meditation beginning with a body scan and focus on breath and connection to past suffering and joy. The only constant is change and when something is changing, there is always POTENTIAL. Even ...

  • Live Asana 10/8/23

    Live Asana 10/8/23 - Impermanence - Anitya

    This practice opens with an extended "warm up" before we dive into opportunities to weather the storms of challenge and savor the sweetness, all in the spirit of embracing IMPERMANENCE. You can do hard things my friends!

    You'll want a block and a strap...

  • Live Satsang 10/01/23 - IMPERMANCENCE or ANITYA

    Live Satsang 10/01/23 - Impermanence - Anitya - Anicca

    Impermanence
    Anitya in Sanskrit – Anicca in Pali

    Audio only: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14uAflgnTRM-4LNn0Ou74ctLwwtlrlZxO

    One of the kleshas, the 5 oot causes of suffering – AVIDYA – ignorance
    For example, ignorance of the connection ...