Declaring Independence

Declaring Independence

For the second time in as many weeks I finish six point two miles training for my 10k. If you’ve ever felt you could never run that far – come sit next to me. I’ll tell you what, not only is running easier than yoga, the running websites, clubs and groups are a hellaof a […]

Yoga Fails

Yoga Fails

I meet people often who seem like they could really benefit from yoga. Maybe she’s a neighbor who is fretfully anxious. I tell her how relaxed I feel after a nice yoga session. Still, she doesn’t come. Or maybe she does. She tries for a class or two and spends all of svasana fidgeting or […]

The Land of Tears

The Land of Tears

“It is such a secret place, the land of tears.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince The combination of menopausal weight gain with the after-effect of an untreated hip injury sustained in late 2008/ early 2009,  creates a waddle to my gait. I can’t get past feeling like my pelvis is moving through jello. Walking requires […]