Category Archives: remember

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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it all begins on the mat

Riding the wave of change the last few weeks I have felt on the verge of crying and cheering all at the same time. Yes, I’m still riding that wave. Buying a yoga studio was getting in the way of … Continue reading

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I’m having a yoga baby!

I’m in the no sleep phase of the pregnancy.  I get heartburn via e-mail at least twice a day.  I’m feeling emotional and have a breakdown once a week wondering, “why am I doing this, I’m not ready!”.  The nursery … Continue reading

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Loss and Grief

Some yogic thoughts from Yoga Journal on loss and grief as I deal with a little taste of them myself this week. Life is suffering, the Buddha says, and even if you’re not given to abstractions it’s easy to see … Continue reading

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Away with the Grumpies

I just finished up a tele-class with Sheevs (my affectionate nick-name for the lovely teacher, Shiva Rea) which shook the mac ‘n cheese gook right out of my pores. You’ve gotta love technology! We were able to chant om together, … Continue reading

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dealing with loss

I just learned that a yogi friend, Kelvin, unexpectedly passed away recenty while vacationing in Hawaii with his family. He was a dedicated Bikram Yoga practitioner, I spent many sweaty hours with Kelvin on the mat at Bikram Yoga SLO. … Continue reading

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karmic action

I have recently been re-reading A New Earth by Eckart Tolle and I stumbled across a passage that hit home. Last week I found myself in the throws of a “roxtar is stressed so can do what her evil side … Continue reading

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conflict

This weekend I had a conflict with someone close to me and it was a pretty challenging situation.  The conflict began late at night after I had some wine and I knew that I didn’t want to deal with it … Continue reading

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forgiveness

Another good article from yogajournal.com wisdom newsletter.  It includes some things I’m trying to remember and practice in my life. Forgiveness is not something you do solely for the person who hurt you. It is something you do for yourself, … Continue reading

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Teaching and Practicing Through Tough Times

Learn how to use your personal challenges to find your authentic voice, fortify your teachings and practice, and inspire your students and yourself. An article on YogaJournal.com By Sara Avant Stover “Yoga is a way to live.  We use the … Continue reading

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