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  • The Jam is going unplugged…

    While at Om, back in the day, I took a restorative training with Judith Lasater. She gave us an assignment to look at our schedule and clear three things off of it.…
  • On India…

    When a monkey pees on your head upon arrival at the train station in Delhi you know it’s gonna be a sweet trip. Or at least an “auspicious” one- like a bird…
  • the winds of change…

    Certain spaces, events and people alter you on a deep level- in a cellular, DNA kind of way. So it has been for me, working at Kula the past five years. What…
  • Fuck it…

    When significant events occur in our lives, they are like bells in a meditation- a huge opportunity for us to show up. Maya (illusion) loses her cover. Shit gets exposed. The good…
  • And whaaaammmmm!!!!!

    Life surprises you sometimes in big ways. You are riding casually on a warm summer day, the wind on your shoulders, the hum of the scooter, so familiar, under you. Your best…
  • my trans-mission…

    What a queer couple of months! First Bruce ‘becomes’ Caitlyn and now this? The Supreme Court is all for ‘the gays‘ getting married? Whaaaaaat???? Watch out my straight friends. Shit’s getting really…
  • it’s like thunder, lightning…

    The first of the summer thunderstorms came tumbling down this past weekend. It happened while I was taking class. Those of you who have traveled with me know that I have a…
  • beyond self-practice

    It used to be that I would only ever practice by taking a yoga class. Even after becoming a teacher. There was too much to learn so I’d take the pilgrimage to…
  • mantraholic

    Yogis, I have a confession to make: I’m a mantraholic. But you already knew that. Years ago when packing for the first retreat I ever led, I decided to leave my harmonium…
  • you can’t unsay or undo something…

    It’s the things you least expect that creep up on you and bite you in the ass. We all have our glitches, those blind spots in our psyche and our spirit. They…