All posts by Leza Lowitz

About Leza Lowitz

Leza Lowitz is an accidental global citizen—bicultural mother, modern yogini, and multi-genre, award-winning author of over eighteen books. Her memoir about her quest for motherhood across two continents, two decades and two thousand yoga poses is Here Comes the Sun: A Journey to Adoption in 8 Chakras. Her book Yoga Poems: Lines to Unfold By is an amazon best-seller, as is her debut Young Adult novel, Jet Black and the Ninja Wind. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Yoga Journal, Yoga International,, Elephant Journal, Mantra, Origin, Asana, The Manifest-Station, Shambhala Sun, Best Buddhist Writing, the Huffington Post, and the Japan Times. Lowitz lives in Tokyo, where she runs the Sun and Moon yoga studio, tends her century-old garden and cares for her young son, husband, and two half-wild wolf dogs. Please visit her at and


Listening to the Inner Voice

I never thought I’d open my own yoga studio, let alone one in a foreign country. Years ago, while I was meditating at a yoga retreat in Haiku, Hawaii, a voice had said, “You must mov...

Jan 5th, 2016