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

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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

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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 […]

Suffering

December 5, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]