Like so much of any routine that we adopt in life, when we do things on a regular basis, it is easy to take that “routine” for granted. In fact, that basic truth is responsible for some many positive routines being broken and why so many relationships go astray. "We’ve been there, done that, old news, nothing new, and I have seen it before.” No doubt, that we have all been that person before. I know that I have. Take a moment to think about how you move through your day. How many of those moments are you completely ‘checked out’?Read More
Free flowing without the filter.
Illuminated Life is the dharma in virtual form. Whether through audio, video, or the written word, we share how Billy experiences the world and how it always goes back to the foundations of yoga. This is where we transcend the ordinary and explore what it means to be a human being.
Welcome yourself to this moment, this place, this space, in this body. Just this simple acknowledging gesture of ourselves in this moment gives ourselves the opportunity to live in the now. When we start doing these little deliberate acts, we’re honoring the changes in our life, as subtle as they may be, we are honoring that and honoring ourselves as dynamic human beings.Read More
I guess I don’t really know exactly why we started BillyYoga. After so many years of teaching yoga classes, talking to people, hugging, laughing, crying, and doing some traveling - it was time that I "got over myself" and put some “skin in the game.” Yeah, you heard that right, “getting over myself.” Sometimes when we really decide to shine our light, it can seem like the opposite of that, of “getting over ourselves.” We are putting ourselves out there to the world to bring attention to ourselves, to be popular, to make lots of money, or whatever. After all, we are surrounded by it everyday. It’s all over the place. People will seemingly go to any length for their name to be known, to be recognized, to be popular. The goal to simply be popular often outweighs the actual significance of the act or actions that made one popular in the first place. I have to say, this is not a popularity contest and I honestly don’t care how “popular” I am - I have never cared. But, I do like people and I like to make them feel good, or if not “good”, then simply to feel . . . something.Read More