Author Archives: roxtar

Why 108

Tomorrow is the summer solstice. When I worked as an office dweller I often let these days drift on by and I noticed how seasons would come and go without much ado. Now that it’s my job to share yoga, … Continue reading

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does yoga have to be spiritual?

This is “the” question that always comes up in the yoga community, and I’ve been pondering it lately. To answer the question first I feel like I must look at what yoga really is. I looked up the definition online … Continue reading

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all fired up?

Feeling a little fiesty or over-heated these days? As spring starts to transition to summer I started noticing my pitta fires getting inflamed already. What the heck is my pitta fire? No, it’s not a crazy yogi bon fire party. … Continue reading

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a simple sequence

My second yoga video is of a simple, seated yoga sequence. Suitable for all levels and abilities, it will loosen your spine and hips. A great little practice on it’s own or as a warm up to a longer practice … Continue reading

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Is Yoga Enough To Keep You Fit?

Check out this interesting article from YogaJournal.com, who tested the theory that yoga is all you need for optimal fitness. Although I don’t think people should stop any activity that brings them joy and health, the article intelligently explores the … Continue reading

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notes from jail yoga

“I don’t even remember leaving the bar,” one guy said to his cell phone as I approached the jail this morning. Another guy was pretty sure he was arrested for a DUI the night before, but not 100% sure. They … Continue reading

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Clean Your Internal House Part 3

It’s amazing how great reaching your own goals can be.  Even if the goal feels cheesy and unimportant.  In a way it can feel more rewarding than earning a college degree as you do it without anyone forcing you, charging … Continue reading

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Clean Your Internal House Part 2

What does it feel like after 11 days of eating vegan, avoiding alcohol, and avoiding crap in general? Well, it’s a humbling experience to say the least. I’m on day 11 of my two-week mission to eat cleanly in honor … Continue reading

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Clean Your Internal House Part 1

(This post is for you, Emily.) I am getting ready to begin my semi-annual two week internal cleanse and the results are always so great I know that I must commit to doing it once again this spring. It’s the … Continue reading

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endings are just beginings in disguise

Divorce a New Beginning or an Ending? Or can it be both? For me, so many years ago, my divorce was exactly that. An ending to a not-so-great marriage but simultaneously was a beginning — a fresh start — to … Continue reading

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