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My Hymn to Wisdom: Surrender (+ Excerpt)

Longer than I’d like has passed since┬ámy last note! This month has been quickly gobbled away by an upcoming Editorial deadline for Worldviews (my first edited issue was published this week & is available to… 1,558 more words

Mindfulness

yoga for parkinson's disease

Whatever the early symptoms, PD is a degenerative disease characterized by a loss of dopamine-producing nerve cells in the substantia nigra region of the brain. Dopamine is the chemical responsible for coordinating muscles and quick, smooth movements. 533 more words

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Practice vs. practicing

With Bobbie heading down the crazy road that is Third Series, my ego is taking a bruising as she arm balances with one leg this way, back bends that and altogether makes my puny, mostly Primary practice, look pathetic. 347 more words

Ashtanga

A class with Caroline Coggins (23 Nov 14) - an unexpected lesson in compassion

I was looking forward to attending a Caroline Coggins lead class at Yoga West in Perth, Western Australia on 23 November 2014.

The class was to commemorate the 96th birthday of BKS Iyengar. 574 more words

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Pose of the Month for February: Ustrasana or Camel Pose

I am wa-ay behind on this, so I suppose I’m treating this blog as a better-late-than-never scenario. I wanted to start, like all good intentions start, in January. 1,318 more words

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Classes cancelled this week due to illness

Sorry folks, but this Yoga Mama has a sick kiddo, so I must be home tonight and tomorrow.  Breathe deeply and treat yourself to something relaxing.

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