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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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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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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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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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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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