Category Archives: Yoga

Committing to self-transformation

The last few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about the “life-cycle” of the soul.  Think back to who you were 10 years ago: it’s likely that you were struggling with different issues, had different friendships or relationships, and thought about life in a less mature way than you do now. ...
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Learning to let go

As in nature, yogis believe that there is an ebb and flow to everything: a constant cycle of growth and expansion, followed by death and surrender or release.  I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of surrender, of letting go.   There is a concept in yoga called aparigraha, which...
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5 yoga poses to do every day

Hi all, Most of you know that I am a yoga teacher.  But what many of you don’t know is that yoga literally changed my life: it altered the course of my career, it transformed my body and my diet, and it made me a happier and more fulfilled person.  As a result...
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You can’t always control what happens to you. But you can control how you react to it.

I spent hours today watching the 9/11 anniversary coverage on TV.  And I felt as horrified as I did the first time I saw it, at home with my dad in upstate New York, ten years ago.  The 9/11 coverage got me thinking about how much our country and our collective lives...
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