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Yoga “Prerequisites”

February 27-March 18, 2021 Anyone reading this has, I assume, at least a cursory interest in Yoga. Yoga, especially in our western, consumer culture can mean anything from Yogic disciplines toward Self-Realization all the way to what Dr. Shyam Ranganathan refers to as...

Non-(self)-Violence, part 2 of 2

This article is a continuation of Part 1. So what do we do when we realize and acknowledge that we are experiencing some degree of pain, possibly even most of the time, in our Yoga practice? Sadly, happily, the solution is generally pretty simple and straightforward:...

Non-(self)-violence, part 1 of 2

January 30-February 9, 2021 A student wrote me recently: “I’m learning that I’ve been approaching your teachings in a totally wrong way. I feel varying levels of pain almost all the time during the stretches and for some reason I’m not honest with myself about that...

Desiring and Allowing

December 19-21, 2020 “By allowing and desiring yourself to be more open and being increasingly receptive and welcoming, and by consciously “joining with” the Infinite—from which you were never apart—you give permission to Life to flow through you unimpeded.”-Erich...

VOTE! 2020…but Not JUST in the Election!

Oct. 25-26, 2020 What follows is adapted and updated from my blog at this time four years ago. Not much has changed, apparently! (If you’ve had enough of the election AND have already voted, feel free to skip to the THIRD PARAGRAPH, noted below.  If you HAVEN’T...

Building Energy in Your Home Yoga Practice

Building Energy in Your Home Yoga Practice

August 1-3, 2020 Well, y’all, it looks like we’re going to be doing the online, at-home classes for a while, even with the recent addition of some outside in-person classes, at least until we Americans decide that we need to kick the Covid. I’m infinitely thankful for...

Free Yoga? …or What It Means Offering Donation Yoga During Covid

Free Yoga? …or What It Means Offering Donation Yoga During Covid

May 25-28, 2020 This blog is specifically for those who are most economically effected by the lockdown.  Since the beginning of my teaching, as many of you know, I never wanted money to be what kept people from taking yoga classes with me.  That philosophy has been...

A HUGE “Thank You” for Ten Years of Donation Yoga!

A HUGE “Thank You” for Ten Years of Donation Yoga!

April 11-14, 2020 OH, MY GOD!  Thank you, thank you, thank you!  This week is ten whole years of me “running” a donation yoga studio.  (And on a side-note, our oldest son turns 18!)  Certainly I have done my work to keep this process going, but it seriously would not...

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