My Break Up

My Break Up

My Break Up Original Piece by Avani | August 2013 Technology and I broke up. Well, if I’m to be 100% honest, even though the truth hurts, technology dumped me. And not in the nice “it’s not you, it’s me” type of way. Technology left me stranded on the side of the...
The Art of Flow: the Art of Surrender

The Art of Flow: the Art of Surrender

February 2013 What does the word “surrender” conjure up for you?  What bubbles up for you emotionally and energetically when you hear a term like “letting go”?  Does it make the hairs on your neck stand at attention?  Or do you feel a wave of peace, trust, maybe even...
Warriors of Compassion

Warriors of Compassion

Written March 2013 Compassion has been calling to me lately. I’ve grappled for years with what to call my own style of yoga flow and nothing seemed to hit home or bang the gong for me until now.  I stumbled across this Sanskrit word:  Karuṇā: compassion, empathy,...
What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

March 2014 Anyone ever had a friend, teacher or relative return from retreat, only to proclaim to the world that they will from this point forth officially be known as “Shakti so-and-so” or “Krishna this-and-that”? Perhaps this will resonate most deeply within the...