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  Several years ago, (five to be exact), I found myself at a plateau in my practice. Some of the people that I practiced with seemed to be in a similar situation, so I wrote  10 Steps to Take Your Yoga Practice to the Next Level. While these options are still […]

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It’s been several months since I have completed anything in writing. Though I have started numerous articles, how-to’s and blog posts. I’ve had trouble coming to a sensible end to anything. The thoughts have been there but they seem really disorganized. The last couple of months have been very interesting. […]

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The most rewarding aspect of being a yoga teacher is that I get to experience and witness a side to people that most others do not get to see. In class, I get to see a room full of people let go of societal expectations and step into the present. […]

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Whether you’re a yoga newbie, or a seasoned practitioner accustomed to a routine practice, having the right teachers can make all the difference. If your teacher is good, he or she will not only teach you new things as your practices progresses, but may also inspire and support you through […]

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Smile! How many times have you heard this cue from a yoga instructor? If you are hearing this command in class, then likely the last thing you are thinking of at the moment is a cheekish grin. Maybe you’d oblige to showing your teeth, and maybe let out a little growl to […]

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You can’t make tea by dipping a tea bag in hot water. It must sit for some time, become re-hydrated and then the effects of steeping begin to appear. The essence of the tea leaves and the water become inseparable.  As  the strength of tea is proportional to the length […]

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In western society it’s common to be taught that in life, hard work reaps reward. It starts with school work. Better grades reward us with opportunities at prestigious colleges leading to  a degree in a field that promises a rewarding career. To what extent does the universal maxim apply to the practice of yoga? […]

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It’s intern season at the office once again, and there is an abundance of youthful eagerness with faces of excitement, Prep-school attire and wobbly high-heel gaits. I find it most rewarding to witness these young adults at the beginning of their career, so timid, un-assured even a little shy. But […]

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