The Focused ones

The Focused ones

How can you tell the person who’s got it going on, focused and visionarily strong? They move with intent. They are not looking around wondering what everyone else is doing, subjecting themselves to vampires and thieves.  The thieves I speak of are representative in the ethical guidelines of yoga the Yamas. The five yamas, are … Continue reading

Injured? Don’t Do Yoga!!

Injured? Don’t Do Yoga!!

“Don’t do yoga.” It’s something I’ve heard students and clients tell me as their doctor’s or therapist’s instructions. There is something deep and fundamentally disruptive with this mentality and level of intellect. First off  “yoga”  in itself is such a general statement about a system of practices for a healthy lifestyle. Yoga is about the … Continue reading

The Maui pot

The Maui pot

Yes a lot of people smoke weed on the islands, but that’s not the pot I am refer-ing to. Yesterday a couple in a rental car stopped next to us along the side of the Hana Highway and approached us to get some information. They are farmers from Indiana, real farmers with 3,000 acres of … Continue reading

Connected to Disconnectedness

Connected to Disconnectedness

Recently I have been deeply into my connection to the natural world. Being in the presence of like minded folks is important for maintaining a stream of consciousness for ones beliefs. If we believe the world is difficult, hanging out with happy people will create conflict. Those who believe in unlimited abundance and prosperity in … Continue reading

The Lifetime Process of Believing

The Lifetime Process of Believing

When it comes to creating a lasting, meaningful behavior that supports abundance and miracles more people grasp the concepts but miss the lesson. The lesson is to add these truths to the knowing center of the self as tools in our tool chest to help us build our lives. But if we don’t really believe … Continue reading

Yoga of Tears

Yoga of Tears

Tears are a reflection of emotion. It is the physical manifestation of the emotion of sadness. Just like the way anger is fear realized, tears are the process of feeling the emotion of sadness. It is sadness realized. Emotion, itself, is simply the reaction to thought: Thought –> Emotion –> Realization of Emotion. Finding oneself … Continue reading

Maui Initiation

Maui Initiation

After an obscure series of events, we found ourselves on the island of Maui, the vacation spot of the world. The destination for weddings, honeymoons, family vacations, and the hottest surfing and ocean sports. The place many would like to live…if they could. The Island has a reputation for attracting people at transitional times in … Continue reading

Leaving Los Angeles

Leaving Los Angeles

It has been quite an adventure traveling to exotic places for six months, then returning to L.A. to earn money to travel off again. As native Angelinos, we’ve experienced the prosperity and the despair of this intense place from childhood into our adult life. Today, however, the continued glamorization of Southern California and reality television … Continue reading

No Regrets part II

No Regrets part II

No regrets PT 2 I AM. We use this powerful statement every day to create ourselves. It’s how you use it as your mantra I am… I am…. I am… Douglas King: I am many things and consistently changing my I am. I am a holistic health practitioner, a yoga teacher a myofascial therapist, a … Continue reading