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Core

It’s been a long day of meetings, editing presentations and all that other bullshit that goes along with surviving another day in Corporate Hell…and there’s still a few hours left yet. 286 more words

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Core

This afternoon’s plan is to cycle to the Port Colborne YMCA where I will complete my long swim, then cycle back home.  About three and half hours all in when it’s all said and done.  366 more words

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Say Yes

In my previous post, I mentioned that my word for 2017 is “Create.” I talked about how I came across the idea of choosing a word for the year. 617 more words

Growth

Core

I received some tragic news today that there was a devastating fire at my favorite bicycle shop.  Over the past two or three years, Brandon (the owner) has done more for my family and I to build us up through cycling than anyone else I could possibly credit.  343 more words

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Wisdom from a fellow aikidoka

Some beautiful reflections from Karin Karis in the Netherlands following her 3rd degree black belt test. Enjoy.

Black belt test: what I wanted to express

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Core

And on the second day of 2017, the plan called for both a swim and spin workout prior to this evenings Masters spin class.  However, the plan also calls for my 2nd day of the “28 Day Challenge” (click… 248 more words

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How we know what's true (or, why we need our bodies)

Sometimes at the beginning of class I have students walk around the mat feeling into different parts of themselves – center, feet, heart, the room, the earth, the universe, playing with what part of them is “driving,” experimenting with surrendering control and letting themselves be driven. 1,014 more words

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