All in Community

May Cause Bliss: Why You Should Visit The Dhyana Center...And Suck Your Thumb More Often!

By Courtney Alex

New Years Eve 2019 and I was meditating on just one thing: Inspiration. Ok, well, maybe there were a few things, but that was the word I chose anyway. And when I ended up at The Dhyana Center - an Ayurvedic education center, spa, event space, and apothecary - a few days later to seal that deal with the universe, it’s no coincidence the poster for Deanna Batdorff’s ‘Subtle Bodywork’ class sparkled at me from on the wall…

Yoga + Social Change: What Are You Standing For?

By Rachel Nichols

Practicing yoga with Seane Corn always feels like magic to me. The way she weaves prayer into her classes and lovingly, yet firmly, challenges you to use your privilege to make a difference in the world is so inspiring. She reminds us that each and every one of us can make a difference—even if we just start with ourselves by examining what's going on in our own inner landscape…

OM Rising: Gathering Our Sangha

By Nikita Mehta

What does it mean to truly form community? To be in sangha with one another? Every day in studios all across the Bay Area we roll out our mats, side by side, flow and breathe, move our bodies, set intention and lay in savasana together. We say hello, make lingering eye contact, exchange numbers, meet for coffee… and then go about on our busy, beautiful, blessed lives. We are a community…

David Sauvage Performs As Empath In SF

By Courtney Alex Aldor

When I was invited to see David Sauvage’s ‘Empath’, a one-man show of energy reading meets performance art, I wasn’t sure what to expect. An Intuitive myself - that is, a person who reads energy for a living like David does - it’d been drilled into me that an exchange like the one I was about to witness…