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Patience in Your Practice

Patience in Your Practice

Recently, while teaching forearm balance (Pincha Mayurasana) at the wall, I noticed a student fervently trying to get herself up in the air. The last time she tried to kick up into the air, she almost made it but toppled over and looked immediately defeated, embarrassed and disgusted with herself. I imagine anyone who practices […]

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Public Apology

Public Apology

I had an interesting thing happen a few weeks ago.  The tale I am about to tell is a bit embarrassing so I figure I’d better apologize publicly… Here goes: After an event at our new studio, I had a woman ask me about taking yoga classes.  She normally takes Hot Yoga.  I told her […]

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The Right Way?

The Right Way?

How many times do we get caught up in being right?  This has happened to me many times and on many levels.  I guess it is time I learn the lesson and share it with you… As a yoga teacher, I see it all the time- in myself and in others.  We begin teaching a […]

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The Art of Napping

The Art of Napping

Today’s mindfulness post is dedicated to napping.  As children we fought the nap and often refused.  As adults, we often think we are too busy to do such a thing.  Last week I knew I had pushed my body beyond its limits– teaching a lot, mothering, tutoring, then staying up with a sick little one. […]

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