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Category Archives: YOGA
What is Yoga?
What is Yoga? A science? An art? A new exercise trend for people who want their bodies fit and flexible while humming an om or two and tuning in to cool music, inside and out, at least while on the … Continue reading
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Take A breather: Practice
Practicing yoga can be as simple as paying attention to your breath. To release the tension and stress of living on the human scene, lay on your back with knees bent. First just put your hands on your belly … Continue reading
OMG, I lost my identity!
Okay, so not to blabber on and on about it or get too personal sharing out the more intimate details of my life, I decided to share this bit because it was so much on the subject of how … Continue reading
Same P.O.V.- different day.
It will come as a surprise to no one that weather changes. Sometimes the seas are rough and days are gray, other times calm and sunny blue sea. … Continue reading
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Thrival not survival… say yes to yoga today.
Walking the path of Yoga is about thriving, to be the best possible you not to be like or imitate but to learn from and emulate those we consider to be our teachers. It’s also of course as much about … Continue reading
My body is but an island…
“The world is an ocean of bliss, my body is but an island.” Shankara Yesterday my husband, Ed and I took a vacation day . We put our … Continue reading
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Nidra… awake from unconsiousness
We all know that there is a time for reaping and a time for sowing. Right now observing nature reminds me that Yoga Nidra, as Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD says, is “Resting on the cloud of Yoga.” Rest is essential for … Continue reading
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Sankalpa and planting seeds
Seeds. Every seed has a miracle inside. When a seed planted is in fertile ground, given space time and necessary elements it sprouts and grows. This happens according to certain principles but still there remains the miracle that each seed … Continue reading
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Om is where the heart is.
The first day I arrived at the Himalayan Institute I saw two beautiful caterpillars walking cross my path, one black with a vibrant red stripe, a holly bear caterpillar, the other silvery grey, shimmering in the morning sun. I don’t recall … Continue reading
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Sweet, Firm delight in yoga
Yoga is a lamp lit from within the heart and soul of the person practicing. It is also passed along or shared teacher to student, yogi to yogi. Once lit, we can perceive what is shadow and what is real, … Continue reading
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