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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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Thoughts Of Bliss

Cleanse Toxic Thoughts and Empower Your Life. A Gratitude Practice

Who doesn’t love spring and the blessings of new beginnings as we clear our homes of clutter and cleanse our bodies from the stagnancy of winter? At this time of year we hear a lot about detoxing and cleansing the body through colon cleanses to kidney, liver and gall bladder flushes. I myself have done […]

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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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We Are Each Other’s Sun

Even After All this time The Sun never says to the Earth, “You Owe Me.” Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the whole sky. ~Hafiz of Persia I often share a short story or a poem at either the beginning or end of yoga class. Every time I read this beautiful […]

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Finding Joy

Finding Joy

I posted this picture of my good friend and me earlier this week right before attending a 70’s Disco party. I can see the joy on my face and it’s been a long while since I’ve seen that smile looking back at me. But here I am, seeing sometime coming forth from within me that […]

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Gold Fish

Better Than A Goldfish — Creating A Greater Attention Span

Think you can win a staring contest with a goldfish? Think again. According to a study done by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, US National Library of Medicine, the average attention span of a human being has dropped from 12 seconds in the year 2000 to a mere 8 seconds in 2013. Anyone want […]

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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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Spider Web

The Connection: Fascia, Yoga, and Breath

Once consider inconsequential, fascia is gaining new interest from traditional medical and holistic sciences. So what the heck is it and why is it so important? Fascia is a very densely woven, specialized system of fibrous connective tissue that forms a 3-dimensional extracellular web throughout our bodies. It covers and infuses every muscle fiber, bone, […]

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