Browsing All posts tagged under »asana«

Normalizing Thought and The Vernal Equinox (This is totally going to be my rap battle name)

March 20, 2012


Spring is here. In Colorado it means that there is a 75% chance for another brutal snow storm and a 100 % chance that rains and tearing winds will shake the sky open. I love the absurdity of it all. I love the change in the earth as it moves to its being-ness. I love […]

Asana and Teachable Moments

March 10, 2012


So I have this guilt complex about being a yoga teacher and also being a medicated manic depressive. Asana is a practice steeped in energy – you don’t have to be a gypsy yogi like myself to experience the way a room moves based on the ebb and flow of the practitioners emotional content and […]


December 5, 2011


The seasons – they change so quickly in Colorado – It’s as if the trees and grass have no knowledge of what’s about to come – the steep drop in temperature and then little-big death that causes sap to move slowly and the dog wood to turn deep burnished red. They must know – these […]

Work.Interest. Attention and Love.

October 12, 2011


tl;dr:work can suck -it doesn’t have to. I love to read and write. I love to eat good food. Doubly important I love to cook. I love to run. I love to practice asana. You know what I don’t really love? Working. Let me rephrase that. I don’t enjoy working in a way that does […]

Zombie Meditation – Silencing the Monkey Mind.

October 11, 2011


Meditation has been a pretty active part of my life for a number of years…and no, it isn’t a misuse of terms to say active. I have, until recently, never been able to find the practice that brought me deep enough into myself to silence my monkey mind. My meditation practice would go something like […]

Trail Running Renegade.

September 23, 2011


I am picking the edge of a scab on my right knee. This scab is half way through turning into a gigantic pink wheal, large enough for me to worry about how unsightly it will be once it finishes healing. Especially if I keep picking at it. Which I will because I am one of those people […]