A Chest of Jewels In  Poem

A Chest of Jewels In Poem

Ode to 2020 By Swan Michelle I began writing and studying  less and instead experiencing and contemplating more poetically in 2020.  Please enjoy a list of ongoing poetry that I will add to, inspired by this year of growth and transformation, a chest of jewels in poem...
Embodying The Ongoing Whole Of Creation

Embodying The Ongoing Whole Of Creation

by Swan Michelle  The radiance of wholeness permeates the body And all directions simultaneously  Wholeness is always here Already here before your noticing of it What we call whole is presence It is permission to exist -The Radiance Sutras 20 Purnamadah Purnamidam...
Conversations On Belonging

Conversations On Belonging

  Oṁ Saha nāvavatu. Saha nau bhunaktu Saha vīryam karavāvahai. Tejasvi nāvadhītamastu Mā vidviṣāvaha. Oṁ Shāntiḥ, Shāntiḥ, Shāntiḥ,   Om, May we all be protected. May we all be nourished May we work together with great energy May our intellect be sharpened...
Feeling Joy & Finding Guilt

Feeling Joy & Finding Guilt

By Swan Michelle Swan River Yoga · Swan Michelle: Feeling Joy & Finding Guilt Where guilt is found there can be no joy. When you attend to your personal guilt it will be very difficult to hurt others. Joy and harm do not rest together.  ”You do not help at all...
I Choose Love Over Fear.   Pandemic Silver Linings 

I Choose Love Over Fear. Pandemic Silver Linings 

  By Swan Michelle    Swan River Yoga · I Choose Love In one month’s pandemic time I have gotten to know most all of my neighbors. We wave at each other as though we are the only beings left on the planet, or as though we haven’t seen other humans in days,...
Collective Health & Social Sickness

Collective Health & Social Sickness

  Listen To Audio Version Here   “Health Is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way.” -Swami Sivananda   Listen to a FREE Meditation For Health Here   What a wild ride, this life.  With news of sickness escalating, it is...