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Pain and Suffering

Pain and Suffering

I read in a book once that pain is something that is inevitable.  Suffering, however, is what we do to ourselves.  Suffering comes when we allow our thoughts to run away from us, or when our thoughts spiral out of control without our awareness. As a yoga teacher and student, I watch people.  Daily I […]

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Spiritual Friendships

Spiritual Friendships

Georg Feuerstein wrote this wonderful book titled “The Deeper Dimensions of Yoga.”  Each chapter has history, lessons, and thoughts regarding Yoga as a way of life.  One chapter that I think about often is titled “Spiritual Friendship.”  In this chapter he reminds us to keep friends that lift us up rather than hold us back. […]

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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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