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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

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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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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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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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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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Stone Soup

We talk a lot about practice in Yoga.  One part of it is on the mat or the cushion but most of our lives are lived in the world. Today, as I was walking by the sea wondering at the … Continue reading

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The Archer and the Teacher

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far. … Continue reading

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