Shine Like Gold

February 23, 2022

You won’t shine until you slough off the world. Because you’re gold and the world is slag.You’re trying to find your reflection in slag. You think you can be fool’s gold at best.And you will be, until you slough off the slag of the world and remember the shine that can only come from real […]

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Holy SpiritTake what’s left of meAnd let it dissolve into YouFor without You, I am lost in illusionsBut with You, I am home in GodAmen

Christmas Prayer

December 24, 2021

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Move Closer to God

November 4, 2021

Why be upset because the world keeps turning its back on you?  The more you get turned down by the world, the more will you feel the pull to move closer to God. As you venture inward, you will remember that the world never had anything to offer to you anyway. You were just distracted by […]

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Why do we so fervently fear the experience of a broken heart? The way I see it, we must fear it because of the fear. In and of itself, what’s so horrifying about the process of grief?  Can the heart, and by heart I mean the symbol of spirit or true self, actually be broken? […]

May I Have this Dance?

July 22, 2019

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Becoming

June 23, 2019

We the imperfectthe insecurethe humanstep on our matsand through the fire of the practicewhile carried by grace we join together knowing there is no other wayand we surrender all illusioneven if just for a moment Becoming We the inspiredWe the devotedWe the light We rememberthen forgetbut only to remember againover and over againuntil the practice becomes the way […]

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This year especially, I’ve been grateful to have the choice to forgive. This was the intention I invited my yogis to set during our Thanksgiving practice today, and to keep that intention as we ride out the rest of this intense 2017 and slide into the next year. Being grateful to have the choice to […]

Give Forward in Gratitude

November 23, 2017

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To Receive, Give

November 15, 2017

Recently, after teaching a class, I witnessed one of my yogis, a gorgeous woman in her late 20s, come up to one of my long-time students, a graceful and elegant woman in her 60s. “You’re so beautiful, it’s ridiculous!” said the younger one in a matter of fact but very much from the heart tone. […]

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People always ask me how it’s even possible to complete 108 sun salutations in a row?! More than five years of doing this practice four times a year, I can tell you that the intense part is not so much the physical aspect of moving through all these sun salutations. Integrating the intention of this […]

108 Sun Salutations Hangover and Afterglow

June 19, 2017

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Upside Down

May 23, 2017

In one of my yoga classes last week, I guided my students into a headstand. After about 15 minutes into the practice, that is. I guess I broke a whole bunch of yoga rules by doing that (and it wasn’t the first time, I confess). As every yoga teacher knows, we are taught to incorporate […]

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Have you noticed how nothing of this world can bring you lasting fulfillment and happiness? Simply because everything in the material world changes and dies eventually. Nothing stays the same for long. Even if you have the ideal relationship, job, social status, bank account and physical looks and health, how long until every one of […]

You Can Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

April 16, 2017

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