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Turning fear upside down

Turning fear upside down

So if Pinterest has anything to say about it, all yogi’s live, work, and play in handstand. Some of them may even scrub their stoves and fold laundry while in handstand. While this (obviously) isn’t true, a lot of people do seem to be focusing…

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Yoga will Ruin Your Life

Yoga will Ruin Your Life

Just something I’ve been thinking about quite a bit lately… My teacher, MC Sweet, shared something with us that her teacher Richard says. Yoga will Ruin your Life (Um, what!?) Pretty much it goes like this- in yoga you start to learn to pay attention…

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Pulling Back = Working Harder? What?

Pulling Back = Working Harder? What?

For some reason my right knee is messed up. Self diagnosis (the American way) says it is from a fall I took as a young girl off the handlebars of my friend Kristen’s bike. There is a massive amount of scar tissue on that knee…

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Staying on my Yoga Mat

Staying on my Yoga Mat

Stay on my mat. Today I’m going to stay on my own mat. I’m here. I’m on my mat. I’m going to stay on it. Stay on my mat. Just be. In this moment. For this hour. On my own damn mat. At the start…

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I will most certainly Not like her

I will most certainly Not like her

While I didn’t actually think it, I felt it. The first day of yoga teacher training, all my classmates were gathering together and I just felt it. She is beautiful. She can execute the most gorgeous and awesome and gorgeous Eka Pada Koundinyasana on a…

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What brings me to Yoga

What brings me to Yoga

My first introduction to yoga wasn’t actually yoga in it’s entirety. My grandma Judy (who you’ll likely hear a lot more about in the future) was hospitalized quite a bit for issues arising from lupus (SLE), and because I worked at the hospital at the…

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How in the world is Anorexia or Difficulty Gaining Weight similar to Obsesity or Difficulty Losing Weight?

How in the world is Anorexia or Difficulty Gaining Weight similar to Obsesity or Difficulty Losing Weight?

If you’re in the group of “I need to lose X pounds and they just won’t go away”, you are probably laughing at that title. I get it, the skinny***s who can eat anything they want without gaining weight live a golden life and need…

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