A yoga instructor said this in class the other day, “…so we will bend, not break.” When the instructor said this, I realized I was annoyed and uncomfortable. “What does this saying mean to me?” I asked. I tried applying …

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I’m in a yoga class (livestream of course). The teacher has guided us into half-moon with a bind, something I have never done before. It feels awkward. I’m wobbling on my standing leg. I feel the frustration starting to bubble …

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Do you have people in your life that annoy you? Maybe they have a personality tick, or a habit, or a way of speaking that annoys you. Or maybe it isn’t a person. Maybe it’s just a pet peeve that …

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As a society, we believe money makes the world go round. We believe money is involved with everything. Hence, we believe walking the healing path will be expensive. And if we don’t have the money, we can’t do it. I’m …

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“Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.” ~ George Santayana During a yoga class, a teacher said, “The body loves a good sigh.” I did a big sigh and realized she was absolutely, 100% …

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There is a saying in mountain biking – at least I’ve heard there is one because I’ve never been on a mountain bike in my life. The saying is, “Where you look, that’s where you’ll go.” The idea is that …

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Eight years ago, I went through yoga teacher training. During that time, I was practicing yoga like a workout. I knew how to meditate before or after class started because of my training in energy healing, but the class itself …

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I think we, as yogis, often think of the breath and the pose as two different things. Because of this, the breath often gets left to the way side. Which is why I’m constantly reminding yogis in class to use …

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“The Devil is in the Details” – Problems or difficulties that result from the unforeseen nature of unexamined details. A catch hidden in the details. Many moons ago, a chiropractor (who will remain anonymous) was trying to adjust my back …

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I remember my first yoga class. It was horrible. It was in a small room in the basement of a gym. The lights were turned down so I couldn’t see anyone for reference. I didn’t know anything. I didn’t know …

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