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The Year of the Dog Forecast for Donald Trump

Donald Trump POTUS So, Mr. Trump is in a difficult phase of life. His current Luck Cycle is far from lucky. The visiting animal of a Yin Metal Ox arrived November 15, 2013 and is in place until 2023. The Metal fights with his Yang Fire Dog in the Year Pillar. The Ox clashes with […]


Astrological Forecast for the USA in 2018

The United States for 2018 As of February 17, 2017 the United States entered into a new Luck Cycle ruled by the Earth Sheep. We are coming out of a decade of the Earth Horse. So what does this mean? Well, the Horse brought out some of the dark side of our moon, the other […]


Are You Drinking from the Well of Your Self?

I had the extreme privilege of hearing my Yin teacher, Biff Mithoefer, speak at Satsang in Yogaville this past Saturday night. I couldn’t be there in person, but rather watched it on Livestream.  Here is the link What he said blew me away. Sometimes it is just the right message at just the right time […]


La Pura Vida

A few weeks ago I went on vacation to Puntarenas Costa Rica with my partner, Ian, and my daughter, Bea, as a celebration for Bea’s graduation from high school. Let me put this into perspective that in all my adult life I have not once gone off on a family vacation of just my family, […]


Nature is Medicine

When was the  last time you spent time in nature? Summertime is such an incredible invitation to get outside and play – hiking, biking, walking, canoeing, swimming, meditating, reading, painting, photographing, climbing trees, hugging trees….There is SO much to do and you don’t have to be active, you can just sit with it. Have you […]


Yoga Camp 2017 – Closing Thoughts

Every year for the past 11 years I have worked tirelessly, with complete devotion, and excited anticipation for the next camp season. It is 4 weeks of immersion into living yoga, into cultivating a culture of peace with some truly remarkable young people. This year was probably one of my favorite years. I wrote a […]


3 Little Things that Make a BIG Difference

How can finding peace within your Self seem so complicated? Why do we push ourselves all day, day after day, until we are sick or so disconnected that we don’t recognize ourselves? Life is so simple, we complicate it. Connecting to peace within ourselves is also really simple, we just have to train ourselves to […]


How I Became Nitya

I know in that way of knowing something without actually knowing it that I have always been a deeply spiritual person.  As a child my religion was nature and my church. They both opened my heart and gave me a freedom of soul that I craved without realizing I was craving it. It was just […]


The 6 Branches of Music – by Nitya’s senior student Vani Claudia Sachs

Choir is so much more than singing the notes on a page.  It is a full body experience requiring dedication, practice, strength, patience, and a deep emotional understanding of music and composition. Likewise, yoga is not limited to the physical practice on the mat. It is a lifestyle that consists of devotion, understanding, spirituality, breathing, […]

President Donald Trump’s Astrological Forecast 2017

2017 Year of the Red Rooster January 28th 2017 – February 16, 2018 Donald Trump This is not a good line up for Mr. Trump as the Metal Ox fights with his Fire (support) and directly attacks him and his marriage. This is a very unstable situation. This is also a time in his life […]