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Bhakti Chakra Yoga

I’ve been doing yoga for just about 30 years now. 30 years!That’s a long time! And it’s been an important part of my health care regimen.

Over the decades, I’ve tried many different forms. Ashtanga yoga, Iyengar yoga, Kundalini yoga, Power yoga, Restorative yoga. Some inspired a deep dive, others were a passing romance. I got my teaching certification in Vinyasa yoga in December, but I’ve never taught a class and I’ll tell you why.

My favorite yoga class of my entire life was a Sunday morning class that I attended for years. It was Bhakti yoga, the yoga of devotion, celebration and worship. I so miss that class! Taught by wonderful friends.

It was a true yoga community. Upon entering the space, we all greeted one another, introducing ourselves to every new student. There was live music and chanting the entire time. We sang and moved and opened our hearts. As we held asanas, we also meditated on spiritual themes of love, flexible strength and balance. As a class, we would trip into a higher frequency. As I laid down in savasana (corpse pos