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When Yoga Makes You Angry

Practice, practice, all is coming.  Have you ever heard this quote?  It’s a popular mantra amongst yoga teachers and practitioners to help inspire us, and our students, to keep coming to our mats.   It seems to promise that through diligent practice the beauty of our lives will unfold and blossom open.  Indeed, the tradition of […]

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True Reflection

Can You See Your True Reflection?

How many of us see ourselves clearly? Can we honestly look in the mirror and see with clarity what is being reflected back at us? Krishna Das uses the analogy of looking into a dirty mirror. When we look into this mirror covered in dirt and thick grime we see mostly the filth that covers […]

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How The Beetle Saved the Minister, The Gift of Yoga

There is a common misconception in the West that advanced yoga consists of twisting oneself into contortionist style poses that can impress even the most seasoned yogi and cause envy and awe on Instagram.  However, to be clear, this is not advanced yoga.  This is advanced asana.  There is a difference.  Asana is only the […]

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Seasons

Honor The Journey

As we edge toward the cusp of spring we cannot help but to feel the lightness that comes with renewal, the excitement of new beginnings with each shade of green and pastel color bursting forth from soil, limb and sky. However, even as the harsh nip of winter fades away. We are quick to forget […]

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Fire Pit

Stoking The Embers of Our Desires

Itzhak Perlman is one of the finest violinists alive today. Several years ago, Perlman agreed to attend a charity reception after one of his concerts in Vienna. Tickets for the champagne reception were sold for the equivalent of five hundred American dollars per guest. At the reception, while the guests mingled, Itzhak Perlman stood in […]

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108 Ruminations

ruminate [roo-muh-neyt] Verb ruminated, ruminating. to chew again or over and over. to meditate or muse; ponder. When used as a noun, rumination becomes a thoughtful, lengthy and intent consideration. Synonyms often used are contemplation, musing, reflection, pondering, reflection, thoughtfulness. Or my personal favorite, “to chew the cud”. A lovely little Southern expression I like […]

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