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Dear New Yoga Student

To everyone attending their very first yoga class this year (and there are a whole lot of you as we enter the first full week of 2020), Thank you for showing up, not for me as your teacher or for … Continue reading

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Being Seen & Heard

The other day, after class, two long-time regular students were quietly chatting about the recent privatization of the local jail. A student who began attending class regularly last month started asking questions, in earnest at first. She hadn’t figured out … Continue reading

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Well…How Did I Get Here?

As I write down dates for the two teacher trainings and retreat I’m co-leading in 2020 the Talking Heads song, “Once in a Lifetime” pops into my head. “And you may ask yourself, ‘Well…How did I get here?’” Eight years … Continue reading

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Yoga Retreat in Greece

Close your eyes…envision Summer 2020… Feel the gentle warmth of the setting sun on your face and shoulders as you soak in the last golden hues of light casting out over the Aegean Sea and mountains. Contentedly tired after a … Continue reading

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Coming Home

A few days ago, I stepped back on my yoga mat and back into the studio to teach after a four week break from both my own practice and teaching. I didn’t intentionally set out to take such a long … Continue reading

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Career Change/Plot Twist

Exactly seven years ago, the hospital where I worked as a dance/movement therapist closed its doors. I found myself unemployed and very, very freaked out. I had a regular yoga practice at that point. I credit my practice for getting … Continue reading

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Social Media Break

I decided to take a week off from social media. I, like so many others, get sucked into the trap of incessantly checking my phone to see who liked and commented on my latest pictures and posts. Then there is … Continue reading

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30 Day Yoga Challenge – Followup

Okay, so I realize I failed to offer updates on my 30 day yoga challenge. Here’s the rundown, I did not take one yoga class everyday for 30 days in a row. I did take 30 yoga classes in 30 … Continue reading

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May Book of the Month

I’m a few days late with this because May just crept up on me. So, here it is, the book for May – Living Your Yoga by Judith Hanson Lasater. I first read this book about a year and a … Continue reading

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30 Day Yoga Challenge

I’m sure many of you have heard about 30 day yoga challenges – the ones where students take 30 yoga classes in 30 days. I’m sure some of you reading this have completed 30 day yoga challenges. (Go, you!) Well, … Continue reading

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