Michele’s Insights: The Nature of Transformation

Michele’s Insights: The Nature of Transformation

“Transformation can come in many modalities, but few include the physical, like yoga,” states Craig Villani, teacher extraordinaire, at the beginning of our leadership intensive weekend with BYSJ teachers. This comment struck a chord with me. I’ve often wondered why...
Nourish JOY

Nourish JOY

I write this on Chris Canevaro’s three year anniversary of his passing.  It seems impossible that it has been this long already. Where did he go? The older I get, the more I ponder the death experience itself as that day looms closer. It’s not a dismal pondering, but...
Grateful for 15 Years of Bikram Yoga San Jose

Grateful for 15 Years of Bikram Yoga San Jose

It’s been 15 years since Bikram Yoga San Jose came to be. We signed the first lease September 2002 and opened January 2003 in our 2,400 square foot home. Then, in January 2012, we opened here in our glorious 7,000 square foot home. Many of you know that I started the...
To the Lost Souls

To the Lost Souls

December 14th is my sister Lori’s birthday. She would have been 51. She passed away at age 7 from Reye’s Syndrome, which thankfully today we mostly prevent now that we know children can be fatally allergic to aspirin, knowledge we didn’t yet have back in the mid...