What Is Your “Thing?”

Now, there is something to think about! I found this quote on facebook, and it has been on my mind since. How often do you make decisions based on something other than what is in your highest good? How often do I? Uh, well, I am home this week with a clenched up shoulder/neck issue […]

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Let Your Light Shine

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. […]

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I’m Just Not Going To Worry About It

Today, I am having an unpack day. I quickly returned to a busy teaching schedule after my trip to Florida, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. This weekend, the trainees in the 200 hour Yogacarya Teacher Training program, completed their midterms, which I had the honor to sit in on and grade. There […]

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Yoga Breakdance

In last Thursday’s Level 2 Class at Highland Yoga, we were practicing Sirsasana 2(tripod headstand) and playing with some fun transitions from Bakasana(crow), Parsva Bakasana(Side Crow), and other arm balance variations. I had mentioned this amazing Yoga Breakdance video that I had seen, and here it is! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6XiVNoCrn0 I am heading to Florida early Sunday […]

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Rest

“Resting is the first part of Buddhist meditation. Our mind as well as our body needs to rest. The problem is that not many of us know how to allow our body and mind to rest. We are always struggling; struggling has become a kind of habit. We cannot resist being active, struggling all the […]

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Sometimes Drama is our Dharma

This past week there was a bit of yoga drama. Did you catch any of it? First , the NY Times published an article, “How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body,” http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/magazine/how-yoga-can-wreck-your-body.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=yoga%20injuries&st=cse  which prompted many discussions and received countless responses. A student told me that it was actually their most responded to article of all time.  Last week, […]

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Seed Planting

“Nothing can survive without food, not even suffering. No animal or plant can survive without food. In order for our love to survive, we have to feed it. If we don’t feed it, or if we feed it the wrong kind of nutrients, our love will die. In a short time, our love can turn […]

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A Quote For The New Year

“Do the things you used to talk about doing but never did. Know when to let go and when to hold on tight. Stop rushing. Don’t be intimidated to say it like it is. Stop apologizing all the time. Learn to say no, so your yes has some oomph. Spend time with the friends who […]

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