Tag Archives: Yoga

The soothing balm of Nature

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit Oregon’s Painted Hills and the Fossil Beds at John Day. I was last there almost 20 years ago and am so happy I went back! As we were traveling I … Continue reading

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We need to talk….

Like me, you may have noticed what a crazy place the world seems right now. If you listen to the news or are on social media you are bombarded with information, images and opinions… you may feel sad, angry, helpless, hopeless … Continue reading

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Get Strong by Being Soft

Strong, Supple AND Soft! That’s what possible with the right kind of yoga practice! Yoga can be a very balanced exercise routine – given the right approach it can even be cardiovascular! But often times those very practices that get … Continue reading

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Living the Questions

Recently I have heard a similar query from several students and a couple of friends as well. It goes something like this: “I just don’t know what I am doing right now. It         seems like there … Continue reading

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I am in the perfect place…..

Metta – loving kindness, friendliness; a feeling of love in light of whatever is happening. Compassion – a wide open acceptance of the human-ness in each of us and the vast array of experiences we have in living a human … Continue reading

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Make the Solstice Your Personal Holy Holiday

I have heard so many people say recently, something about “this time of year” and the fact that they feel overwhelmed in some way by it. There is an anticipation of activity, family gatherings, needing to meet expectations and just … Continue reading

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Contraction and Expansion: The Yoga of Energy Sustainability

I have been considering energy a lot recently. The amount of energy I have to put into anything that I do; the self-care and down time that  it actually and realistically takes to sustain that energy; the energy exchanges we are constantly making … Continue reading

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