Year / 2014

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  • to our teachers…

    I had never really wanted to teach. Does that surprise you? When I was a horseback rider, I never wanted to teach. Though I had to at times. I lacked the patience.…
  • God/Sex/Yoga

    https://soundcloud.com/monkimiles/conversations-off-the-mat It makes it sound way more badass than it is... well, wait, it's pretty badass. I'm switching it up a bit this month and instead of writing a dharma blog, I'd…
  • when the soul lies in the grass…

    all thoughts will pass… all thoughts will pass… ~ says the poet Rumi When things get crazy, I get calm. When things get calm, I get crazy. At least it feels that…
  • the real bhakti bomb

    This one’s for you harmonium huggers (I’m including myself and those of you who like to sing in that). I bought my very first harmonium in the holy city of Vrindavan on…

  • is our empathy in atrophy?

    I was in Maine this past month studying with the amazing Tom Myers who is a manual therapist, anatomy expert and awesome innovator and dreamer. In our work, he was talking about…
  • just because I believe it doesn’t mean it’s true…

    I just finished teaching my very own first Teacher Training. It was an amazing, and overwhelmingly rewarding experience. One of my students gifted me a Hanuman statue. I was so touched and…
  • redefining success to create space…

    First of all, let me say that last month’s post on simplicity seemed to cause quite a stir. My favorite part is that you held me accountable for what I wrote. After…
  • so when kiss Spring comes…

    Birds were chirping outside my window and I guess that was my internal cue… A few years ago I wandered, a bit unknowingly, into a class that changed my life and the…

  • What ever happened to simplicity?

    Don’t you? This is a strange confession, I know… On Monday I took class with one of my favorite teachers of, Margi Young. The class was a reunion, everyone there was from…

  • let yourself be seen

    A few weeks ago, one of my students wrote me and said she had heard a crazy rumor about me. When I asked her what it was, she said she would talk…