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Let’s All Take a Deep Breath

February 3, 2017

Ever have one of those days when it feels like you just can’t catch your breath? There’s so much going on, so much to do, just too many things happening at once… Yep, we’ve all been there. It’s time to take a deep breath. One of the things I love about Yoga is that it […]

How to Have a Happier New Year

January 9, 2017

Happy new year, and happier new you, if you’ve made any resolutions to make what’s wonderful (meaning you) even better. I’ve made a few, with a twist: no absolutes. Check out my list: I’m reducing my sugar intake. I’m aiming to meditate every day for about ten minutes. I’m going for two chapters a week until […]

Yoga Tool: Satyagraha, or The Gandhi Principle

November 9, 2016

“Satyagraha… is the force that is born of truth and love or nonviolence…. Satyagraha is soul-force pure and simple.”–Mahatma Gandhi. Be the change you want to see, beautiful people. Today and from this day forward, I live by the principle of Satyagraha (“truth” and “steadfastness”), the basis of Gandhi’s non-violent actions toward social justice. Don’t […]

Yoga and Creativity

November 2, 2016

Art and I used to be best friends. Constant companions, always together no matter what. Art–not a guy, but making art, creativity, drawing–was a part of me, from the time I was a little kid until I was a teenager. I loved art, and art seemed to love me. Then art and I broke up. […]

Meditation Moment, and Time for a Brief Savasana

October 25, 2016

Namaste, beautiful people. This is just a quick post to explain the absence of those Yoga Tools videos I’ve been posting every Monday for the past few months. I had to take a little Savasana, or deep relaxation as we say in Yoga class, though I haven’t exactly been lying down and breathing deeply. Instead, I’ve […]