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  • Happy Interdependence Day!

    What if instead of celebrating our independence we celebrated our interdependence- all the ways in which we came together, collaborated, leaned into each other and became stronger and steadier as a community…
  • Risky Business

    ‘Does saying you’re a yoga teacher in a room full of people with “real jobs”’ ever make you feel less than or not as intelligent as the other people in the room?’…
  • As Above, So Bellow

    I was the fourth ship.      Behind Niña, Pinta, Santa María,      Lost at sea while watching a seagull,      Following the wind and sunset skies,      While…
  • Just One Arrow

    “One arrow. Thousands of arrows.” ~Buddha As it was explained to me by my teacher, Yogarupa Rod Stryker- the first arrow is the cause of pain. Thousands of arrows are the thousands…
  • No One Gets A Free Pass On Being Human…

    “Any questions?” I asked. “My feet don’t touch my head”, a student exclaimed deafeningly loud, almost accusingly, in regard to their scorpion pose. It wasn’t a question. So all I said was…
  • About that prop…

    The Danda or staff- the prop of all props. The danda aptly gave dandasana (sitting with legs straight out in front of you, your spine and arms straight like arrows with the…
  • Wide Awake

    Wake: a.) to remain awake b.) a funeral, or celebration of someone’s life c.) the waves that a boat leaves as it slices through water. When I look at the meanings for…
  • I sing the body electric

    To LISTEN CLICK HERE One of the most awe inspiring scientific facts I have learned is that the matter of our human bodies comes from stars. Talk about connectivity and belonging to…
  • #notme

    *You can now download and listen to the blog instead if you prefer. Here is the link, and from now on, the links will be at the bottom of it, prior to…
  • The overview effect

    “I would love the opportunity to take everybody on 100 orbits around the world with me. You develop an increasing understanding and awareness like watching something grow and flower. And, inevitably, somewhere…