May I Have this Dance?

July 22, 2019

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? […]

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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. […]

To Receive, Give

November 15, 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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Last week during class I “threatened” to make a playlist of boyband songs and create a silly sequence so we can all forget for a moment to be so damn grown up. Because sometimes — and very often these days — grownups don’t display much more maturity than bratty two year olds fighting and screaming […]

Return to Innocence

February 9, 2017

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