Spring is a time of new beginnings. New growth. New life. New birth. Time to let go of the old, the cold, the gloom we may feel as we endure a long winter. Because of winter, spring is that much more pleasant, joyful, and welcoming. The slush, the sleet, the last of the snowy days bring a smile, knowing that not long now and the crocuses, tulips, daffodils will begin to push through the earth, and grace us with a rainbow of brilliance in Teton Valley. Bird chirping weather becomes everyone’s favorite! Spotting a robin, with its’ fluffy feathered chest of red, hopping around the porch, pecking at the seeds that have been sprayed out of the bird feeder from the little chickadees that had lunch just before. The cat sitting on the back of the couch, gazing out the window, watching every movement of the feathered commotion, tail twitching, excited to pounce if I would just let him out. The dog resting in the sunshine on the floor at my feet, ready too to frolic through the grass that is sure to come.
I am grateful for a winter of Hot Yoga in Teton Valley. Attending and teaching Hot Yoga made winter that much sweeter. The slopes, the races, snowmen, snow forts, snow ball fights, sleigh rides, sledding, skiing, snowboarding, or whatever your winter sport joy may be….we are all looking forward to spring! From many who attended classes all winter long, hearing over and again how wonderful it has been to come in out of the sub zero temperatures and into the heat, the humidity…..with eyes closed, entering any paradise the mind can imagine, even in the longest winter nights!
Spring, is a lovely reminder of how beautiful change can truly be! Spring, when you really do feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush! With the reminder that no winter lasts forever, no spring skips its turn. I am so excited to see what bulbs have not been eaten by the burrowing winter creatures. Hundreds of bulbs have been planted around my house each fall, digging through the soil, toiling, the smell of earth on my hands, jeans covered in dirt. Knowing that my reward will come in the spring with the brilliance of each bloom, the song of the birds, the colorful flutter of butterflies, and the buzzing of the bees returning to life.
Change is inevitable, you cannot control it. Do you cave when it comes to change, or do you embrace it? Are you ready to plant seeds of positive intention with the changing season? Ready with open arms to accept whatever comes your way and truly relax, to surrender, to the flow of life? With the warmth, with the blue skies on their way, and the longer days with the sun on your face, begin to note what you want to change in your own life. What has challenged you, come face to face with the hardship that is stopping you from entering into your full potential this spring! Create the you that you want to be!
If you need a great place to start! Please join us at Hummingbird Yoga Studio on March 31, 2:00-4:30 pm. Our First Sunday Spa Day! Delight yourself in an afternoon of pampering, of intention setting, a time to plant new seeds in your soul and embrace change as you bloom this summer into more of who you were destined to be! If nothing else, let your smile shine, it will uplift your spirit! Please see the link below to read more about what we will be offering you.