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Just Enough

We need only ever do our best. Whether in relationships with ourselves or others, whether in work or play, whether in time or effort spent. Our best is enough. 52 more words

Off The Mat


When we practice hatha yoga postures we engage our muscles to create specific formsĀ within which we then expand and stretch. In other words the actions of our muscles offer boundaries against which we then expand and stretch. 69 more words

Off The Mat

Rhythm & Practice: What Do You Practice?

A lot of times, for Rhythm and Practice, I write about establishing a rhythm – about how to get a rhythm going, and how to keep your rhythm with your practice. 398 more words


And all at once, it was different

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. -Anais Nin… 408 more words



If you’ve never watched a bunch of kids in singlets and headgear wrestling each other on a mat then let me shed some light:

Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. 273 more words


On the Mat

On the mat.
I am unstoppable.
I don’t back down and I never give up.
On the mat.
I am alive.
I know my strength and I accept my struggles.

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Patience, Patience, Patience

Last night I taught a Vinyasa-flow class that was based around arm balances. We covered the classics, like crow and side crow, but then also some of the more challenging balances. 266 more words