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Notes on Karma

Notes on Karma

Earlier this year we hosted a teacher new to Greenville.  Svar Chaitanya has since been back two times and will be here this Sunday speaking about Ayurveda. His teachings are from the Vedas and Vedanta (classical Indian teachings that have been handed down in oral tradition).  I have found his teachings so wonderful and they […]

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Fine Tuning

Fine Tuning

Whenever we first begin something (a project, parenting, teaching, a career) there is always a period of learning and adjusting.  The same is true of yoga.  However, I find this learning curve can go on indefinitely.  My friend Mickey sent me this article “When Darth Vader Breath Isn’t Necessary”:    blogs.yogajournal.com/alchemy/2013/06/28/is-darth-vader-breath-necessary/  After reading it, it […]

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Recovering Perfectionist

Recovering Perfectionist

It has been a long journey in and out of perfectionism.  Sometimes you have to be on the other side to see just how far you have come.  After decades of trying to do everything “right” and avoid criticism, I finally discovered that I have let this piece of me slip away.  If I do […]

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Stilling the Waters

Stilling the Waters

The book Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana was one of those books that just made sense.  He explains the what, why and how of mindfulness in a clear way.  Today as I was sitting and then practicing morning yin the following analogy kept entering my mind.  Thought it best to share with each of […]

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