Winter Solstice 2018

December 21, 2018

Hello darkness, my old friend… The winter solstice is the acknowledgement and the celebration of the darkest night of the year. Yet most traditions and most people focus today on the return of the light. Why are we uncomfortable with and afraid of darkness? Yes, light is what we are in reality. And in reality, […]

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On this last day of fall, contemplating confusion and clarity.On the heels of the old, at the threshold of what’s to come…Do I give in to restlessness or simply rest in ambivalence?Do I take the mind’s haziness as a mistake, something in need of fixing, or do I stay patient and trust this soul incubation […]

Confusion and Clarity

December 21, 2018

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Bring Darkness to the Altar of Light

December 20, 2017

A few days ago, after the winter solstice 108 sun salutations practice, a few of the first timers to this intense class told me that they felt off, disoriented and agitated afterward, although they also felt exalted and inspired. I assured them that this is a good sign because the practice encourages the deeply buried […]

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