Category Archives: YOGA

React or respond?

  Reagire o rispondere… to react or respond.  Reagire,  is to go on the same spinning wheel, girare,  where as rispondere offers other possibilities.  The Hardest  yoga to practice: Relationships.  For me, to react is instinctual and useful in life threatening … Continue reading

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Hanuman: Living… and leaping… between two worlds.

As I’ve said , “The pose is not the point.” But, it is often a place to start to explore and connect.  Hanumanasana connects the future and the past in one moment,  stretching forward and back while rising up from a … Continue reading

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Life is for living, considering all…

Urdhva dhanurasana is fun and full but in the wheel of this lifetime, life is for living not posing… and sharing in loving consideration of all living beings as part of the fabric woven and rewoven through eternity as Indra’s Net. … Continue reading

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Human being, an oxymoron

Is the term or compound word human being an oxymoron: words which when connected are incongruous or contradictory like dry rain, sweet pain or make haste slowly?  Human, a limited finite form .  Being , essence and infinite.  Yes , … Continue reading

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What Does Yoga Mean?

Yoga has become such a popular practice. What was once the province of far away ascetics now becoming available at your local gym , online or in schools with various brand names to identify the ‘type’ of yoga offered or the … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed the Monster

Don’t feed the Monster I was reflecting as I was restringing a necklace I broke. First, on the patience it had taken to string it in the first place and then on being willing to do it again. There was … Continue reading

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Whats my yoga today?

What’s my yoga today?  I started asking this question thinking of creating an app, very 21st century, with a program that would ask some relevant questions regarding physical, emotional, mental state or from Ayurvedic dosha and then respond with a … Continue reading

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The Feet of the Guru and Yoga Lineage: Ancient Tradition Made Commercial

Okay, so it’s important to have a teacher. It’s useful to have a guide who’s trudged the road before you to give you direction even though it’s likely that each and every one of us will stray along the way, … Continue reading

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In the darkest days…. the light… ness

There is no true visual, no picture I could find for this for in the dark we cannot see outside.  There are times of darkness and times of light, this is a truth eternal. According to Hindu Scriptures we are … Continue reading

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Yoga among Friends

In Downer’s Grove, just a train stop outside of Chicago I found good mid-western hospitality and a place for this warrior to rest and share the yoga .  This is the portal to enter into the Yoga ….Among Friends * … Continue reading

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