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Bye bye book collection. Hello Sex Goddess.

I distinctly remember reading somewhere that you should not break up collections. Nor take out books that were a gift. And I m guessing that you should also not get rid of books that were passed down to you by your grandparents, saved from your father’s collection or novels that were signed by the author. 702 more words

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Striking For Ahimsa

We come to yoga and meditation through wanting to be calmer, healthier and so on, and when we do we rarely think that we’ll want to take on any moral rules, any Bible-esque prescriptive guidelines on how to run our life.  3,061 more words


Friday Five: Five Signs You Might Be An Ashtangi

So begins what I hope will become a regular feature on this blog: Friday Five. Why five? Well, that much should be clear by the end of the post. 734 more words

Fitness Classes I Teach

Happy Friday kids!  I can’t believe we are already looking at the end of July.  Next week is my LAST WEEK of Yoga Teacher Training!  Time sure has flown. 422 more words


Ashtanga yoga in Mysore

Today was my first day in Mysore and it’s soooo different from Kannur. I was getting sick of Kannur because trees nothing to do there aside from Ayurveda and there were so many power cuts due to rain. 314 more words

The Ashtanga practice as a model for living, but not as life itself

It should come as no surprise that during our Yatra in Northern India, there were lots of discussions about all things Ashtanga. (Maybe that should be our new blog site: allthingsashtanga.com.) Bobbie touched on some of it in her last… 771 more words



When I was in school I thought I had to get it right, whatever ‘it’ was and whatever ‘right’ was, they were what I had to do. 219 more words