Why Ponder? Why Yoga?

Why Ponder? Why Yoga?

“If there wasn’t mystery, people wouldn’t have anything to ponder. If you already knew everything, you wouldn’t have anything to think about and life would just be really boring.”

Pondering Yogini explores the mysteries of yoga, meditation, mudra, mantra and mind-body wellness. These ancient traditions offer us a vast amount of tools and techniques to enrich and enliven our modern lives.

The 5 Best Yoga Poses to Correct Your Posture

The 5 Best Yoga Poses to Correct Your Posture

We’ve always been suggested by our elders to cease slouching and maintain our back erect. However, typically we are inclined to slouch even without realizing as a result of...

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Bhramara Mudra

Bhramara Mudra

This spring has been rough on me due to allergies. Watery eyes, popping ears, runny nose, headache, blah blah blah. People I know who’ve never had allergies are being...

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Is Yoga Only for Women? Here’s the Best Yoga Poses for Men

Is Yoga Only for Women? Here’s the Best Yoga Poses for Men

If we take a more in-depth take a look at the individuals following the art of yoga, we discover more ladies yogis than males. Although males are opening up...

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Virtual Saucha & Natural Yoga: Before & After

Virtual Saucha & Natural Yoga: Before & After

Unburdened    The one thing I noticed as I made an effort to be more unplugged is how many people talk on the phone while driving. Since last year...

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Peaceful Tension: Matangi Mudra

Peaceful Tension: Matangi Mudra

Peaceful and tension, not two words commonly used together. I’ve been practicing and teaching Matangi mudra quite a bit recently. Fingers interlocked in child’s prayer hands, middle fingers extended...

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Earth Meditation

Earth Meditation

We celebrate the Earth by planting flowers and trees and by helping to clean the Mother. We also think about how we use the resources we are blessed to...

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Mudra Momma: Filling Your Bowl

Mudra Momma: Filling Your Bowl

Svadhistana Chakra & Shakti Mudra Shakti Mudra invoking the Goddess of Life Energy (Getting a good angle to take this picture was like a game of twister for the...

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Yoga of the Hands & Songs of the Soul: Bhudi Mudra

Yoga of the Hands & Songs of the Soul: Bhudi Mudra

Yoga of the Hands & Songs of the Soul Bhudi Mudra & the Bija Mantras   From our solid base we become fluid and juicy like a ripe orange...

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BOOM Shiva! the Shiva Linga Mudra

BOOM Shiva! the Shiva Linga Mudra

OM Namah Shivaya Invocation to Lord Shiva the Destroyer to clean out all of our old unwanted stuff to make room for new bright, shiny creation. Like a mortar...

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