The Joan Zone

  • Seeking Simplicity

    I used to think I needed to be someone, someone you’d know when they talked about me, a famous activists, artists, poet, teacher, medium. I used t...
  • The Four Keys to Happiness

    maitri karuna muditopeksanam sukha duhkha punyapunya visayanam bhavanatas citta prasadanam -Sutra 1:33 from Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. This Sutra la...
  • A Reminder to go with the Flow of Your Life's Natural Current

    I feel drawn to the serenity of rivers and streams. I feel the most calm and connected when I am lulled into meditation by the soothing rhythmic r...
  • Developing Mindfulness; Being Present in the Moment

    When it feels like the world is spinning out of control, slow down on the inside. Many of us are struggling to process the dramatic changes in our...
  • Restructuring Life After Trauma

    Just because we’ve gone through most of the layers of healing from past pain or trauma, that doesn’t mean we’ve fully transformed beyond harmful b...
  • Your Life as a Recovery Program

    I don’t have many friends, but the people I do have in my inner circle are real, no bullshit, solid confidantes. I feel like I have people that rea...
  • Living an Authentic Life: The Heart Path

    If you can’t be honest with yourself, if you don’t know yourself or at least don’t know how to listen to what you need or explore what you are pass...
  • Revealing the True-Self: Yoga and spiritual practices create space for self-realization. But what you do with the information that is revealed, is the real work towards embodying your true-self and your relationship with Supreme Consciousness.

    Dear human in need, dear seeker of answers, dear child of the earth and sky. You must adapt to an ever evolving existence and ever expanding c...
  • The Common and Futile Act of Comparison

    When I’m teaching I frequently have students compare their practice to mine. For example, when I demo a forward fold, I have ample space and it is ...
  • Only Divine Source Energy Can Fill Us Up

    We’ve all heard the saying, all paths lead to the top of the mountain. But a lot of us are distracted or consumed by paths or limiting beliefs that keep us...
  • Living Light

    Our lives slip like smoke. We think that we labor and practice patience; struggle in the darkness of not knowing. But I see that it's all, already happening. This 'time' thing is a gift...
  • SOL BREATH RETREATS | Referral Program

    Sol Breath Retreats  Soul Quest Yoga | Hiking | Adventure | Transformation Rio Chirripo Lodge, San Gerardo, Costa Rica July 1st - July 7th 2019...