Scott Moore

Stressed?

Written by on June 12, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Stressed?

People often assume that because I teach yoga I never get stressed. I assure you, nothing could be further from the truth. I’ve co-taught Yoga for Anxiety courses, not because I never get stressed, but because sometimes I freak out too and sometimes I use the tools yoga has taught me to help me manage […]

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Holding Paradox

Written by on June 5, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Holding Paradox

The very first yoga class I ever attended, I came out of there saying—rather asking— myself, what was that?! Yoga was physical but had a meditative, even spiritual quality to it, despite the clanking of the weights and heavy metal blaring in the other room of the gym. It cultivated calm while doing some intense […]

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Good Vibrations

Written by on May 22, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Good Vibrations

Today I want to talk about music, specifically how music makes people resonate together in a way that mirrors the essence of yoga. The the practice of yoga is to yoke body/mind/spirit individually on our way to understanding the way we belong to the entire universe. And whether we think of it as yoga or […]

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Mindfulness Meditation Made Easy

Written by on April 24, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Mindfulness Meditation Made Easy

We all hear about the benefits of mindfulness meditation but if you’ve never done it before where do you start? There are hundreds of styles of meditation. Plus, sometimes, meditation just feels hard. I mean what are you supposed to do anyway, right? Do you ever feel your mind wanters too much to meditate? Plus, […]

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Two Tantric Practices That Will Turn Your Life Up to 11!

Two Tantric Practices That Will Turn Your Life Up to 11!

Understanding and practicing Tantra, an ancient practice and school of thought, is an excellent method to learn how to master your prana. When you master your prana, your entire life will shoot to an 11! 

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Seeing The Light Through The Rags

Written by on March 27, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Seeing The Light Through The Rags

What if our soul is, as poet Mary Oliver says, “pure light that shines where no one is”? In her poem conveniently titled Poem, Mary Oliver speaks to the notion of the soul like this: “Airy and shapeless thing,/ it needs/ the metaphor of the body. . . to be understood/ to be more than […]

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Prayers That are Made of Poses

Written by on March 20, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Prayers That are Made of Poses

Often times, we conceptualize enlightenment the product which can only come by meditating in a cave in Tibet for 30 years, subsisting on a grain of rice a day, and praying non-stop. In the body/mind/spirit model of spiritual growth and attainment, it’s often the mind and heart only which are seen as the viable avenues […]

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Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali and the Power of Mantra and Visualization

Written by on March 13, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali and the Power of Mantra and Visualization

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” And so he did. This was Muhammad Ali’s mantra. Perhaps yoga and mindfulness isn’t often associated with Muhammad Ali, yoga’s first principle of non-harming and all that, but he was someone who was particularly adroit in his use of the yogic principle of mantra and visualization. His iconic […]

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Selfie Conscious

Selfie Conscious

Smile or Smirk? I’d waited my entire 35 years to go to Paris and finally, I was there! First on my list: the Mona Lisa. Little did I know what the Mona Lisa would teach me about mindfulness, selfies, and humankind’s inability to be present to beauty and life. So, I’m at the Louvre, the […]

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Shiva Takes a Stand (On You)!

Written by on February 27, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Shiva Takes a Stand (On You)!

As a professional yoga teacher, sometimes it’s easy to forget how strange some of the Hindu statues on display around yoga studios can appear to people unfamiliar with them. But each statue tells a story and invites us into a deeper relationship with ourselves and in a way that adds depth to the yoga postures. […]

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Making Vows to Your Heart

Written by on February 6, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Making Vows to Your Heart

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” ― William Wordsworth William Wordsworth was a big deal among the British Romantic poets. He lived from 1770–1850 and became the poet laureate for all of England during the last 7 years of his life. But like many poets, early in his life, he met great opposition […]

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Are You Exercising and Gaining Weight?

Written by on February 2, 2018 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 0 Comments
Are You Exercising and Gaining Weight?

There are a lot of reasons for physical activity, it boosts serotonin levels, increases muscle mass, and helps you manage stress, etc. But one thing that you might not know is that physical exercise doesn’t necessarily help you lose weight.

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What’s Your Heart’s Gift for the World?

Written by on January 30, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 0 Comments
What’s Your Heart’s Gift for the World?

Can you imagine what the world would be like if Vincent Van Gogh sold real estate for a living instead of painted? There’s nothing wrong with selling real estate—I have deep respect for those who do—but that simply wasn’t Van Gogh’s gift for the world. Van Gogh tried several different jobs before dedicating himself to […]

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Satva: Finding the Middle

Written by on January 23, 2018 in Conscious Living, Healing & Natural Remedies, Thrive with 0 Comments
Satva: Finding the Middle

Samkhya, the ancient school of classical yoga philosophy, describes the universe and all its qualities using three main humors, called Gunas. These qualities are Rajas, Tamas, and Satva. Understanding these basic qualities, described by an ancient philosophy may help us to find balance in our own lives.  The first Guna is Rajas and generally describes […]

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Free At Last: Yoga Principles for Social Revolution

Free At Last: Yoga Principles for Social Revolution

We just celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Did you know that MLK was a student of Gandhi? Well, maybe not personally but he studied Gandhi’s use of the yogic principles of Ahimsa or non-violence and Tapas, the heat necessary for transformation, as templates for leading the American social revolution of the Civil Rights […]

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