Browsing All posts tagged under »meditation«

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 […]

Dog of Devotion

October 17, 2011


I am in Downward Facing Dog again and I want to sob. Adho Mukha Savasana.  I have been in dog more during this certification class that all of my practice over the past 13 years put together and it has been … a wonderfully hideous thing to do. Turns out in my past 13 years of practice […]

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 […]