• Take a Moment!

  • Warrior pose battles inner weakness and wins focus. You see that there is no war within you. You’re on your own side, and you are your own strength. ~ Terri Guillemets

    Giant's Ridge, MN

  • “I honor the place in you in which the entire Universe dwells, I honor the place in you which is of Love, of Integrity, of Wisdom and of Peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, we are One.” ~ Namaste

    Columbia, SC

  • "Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked" ~ Desikashar

    Sol Mar ~ Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

  • "Tree pose builds confidence" ~ The Quote Garden

    Bess Metsa Garden ~ Virginia, MN

  • "Thoughts can create such a barrier that even if you are standing before a beautiful flower, you will not be able to see it. Your eyes are covered with layers of thought..." ~ Unknown

    Sculpture by Nancy Miller in the Bess Metsa Garden ~ Virginia, MN

  • “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” ~ Rumi

    Lakeland, MN

  • "To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour." ~ William Blake

    Pink Lady Slippers ~ Cass Lake, MN

  • "To experience the beauty of the flower you have to be in a state of meditation, not in a state of mentation. You have to be silent, utterly silent, not even a flicker of thought - and the beauty explodes, reaches to you from all directions..." ~ Unknown

    Lupine ~ Biwabik, MN

  • Warrior pose battles inner weakness and wins focus. You see that there is no war within you. You're on your own side, and you are your own strength.  ~ The Quote Garden

    Hoover Dam, NV



  • “Triangle is the key posture to bring faith back to the spirit,” ~ Bikram

    Nevada/Arizona Border on the Hoover Dam  2010

  • If I'm losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga. ~ T. Guillemets

    Arches National Park  2010

  • Chair pose is a defiance of spirit, showing how high you can reach even when you're forced down. ~ The Quote Garden

    Zion National Park

  • I was in yoga the other day. I was in full lotus position. My chakras were all aligned. My mind is cleared of all clatter and I'm looking out of my third eye and everything that I'm supposed to be doing. It's amazing what comes up, when you sit in that silence.

    Mama keeps whites bright like the sunlight, Mama's got the magic of Clorox 2. ~ Ellen DeGeneres

    Zion National Park, UT  2014


  • Sun salutations can energize and warm you, even on the darkest, coldest winter day.~ Carol Krucoff

    Zion National Park, UT  2014

  • "A man on a horse is spiritually as well as physically bigger than a man on foot." ~ John Steinbeck

    Marina, CA  2015
  • Camel Pose is a great heart opener. The camel represents the ability to accomplish the impossible and to go through life's challenges with ease. ~ Lexi Yoga

    Seaside, CA  2015

  • "When asked what gift he wanted for his birthday, the yogi replied: I wish no gifts, only presence." ~ Unknown

    Virginia, MN  2011

  • "Viparita Karani (or Legs Up The Wall Pose) is perhaps the most important of the restorative poses. It is a supported inversion that seems to allow people with MS to completely and totally refresh and restore the function of their internal organs and nervous system." ~ Eric Small, Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis

    Courage Center, Golden Valley, MN  2014

  • "If you think holding on is hard, try letting go." ~ Unknown

    Marina, CA  2015

  • “As the mind, so the person; bondage or liberation are in your own mind.” If you feel bound, you are bound. If you feel liberated, you are liberated. Things outside neither bind nor liberate you; only your attitude toward them does that.” ~ Swami Satichidananda, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

    In my chair, Cedar Island Lake, Gilbert, MN  2014

  • "Beyond meditation there is the experience of now." ~ Ryan Parenti

    On the dock, Cedar Island Lake     Gilbert, MN  2015

  • "All people, regardless of ability or background, deserve equal access to the ancient teachings of Yoga,
    which offer individual empowerment and spiritual awakening." ~ Accessible Yoga

    Hoover Dam
    Boulder City, NV 2016

  • "You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state." ~ Sharon Gannon

    Baddha Konasana                             Butterfly Pose with my Grand Girl!   2016

  • "Yoga is for every BODY!"

    Baddha Konasana                             Butterfly Pose with Grand Girl #2!   2017


  • Namast'ay in bed!

    Vrksasana or tree pose in my bed

    Cedar Island Lake, MN 2017