Six keys to a strong yoga practice

Six keys to a strong yoga practice

I don’t resemble the tow-haired blue-eyed interviewee. She’s young, at least twenty years younger than me. Fit as a fiddle. She’s successful, supporting herself both as a professional model and as a yoga teacher. She struggles with image “issues.” Whatever that means. Either she views herself as fat or unattractive or both or more. . . in […]

Sticking Point

Sticking Point

The ugly big Truth with a capital T is that bad things happen. Often without a reason. Well not, “no reason.” Bad things happen without reasons I’m likely to accept. I can accept reasons like this happened because I turned right when I should have turned left. This happened because changes in atmospheric pressure created […]

Spontaneous Wisdom

Spontaneous Wisdom

The “B” sun salutes have one additional breath to accommodate the transition from Downward Facing Dog to Warrior One. My instructor, a tiny young woman, demonstrates. An inhale to lift our left leg high into a three-legged dog. An exhale swoops the foot forward into place. She lightly lands her foot between her two hands. […]

The Ultimate Solvent

The Ultimate Solvent

I have the ultimate solvent.  How can I store it? Won’t it corrode any container? What is the ultimate solvent? I won’t burst your bubble. The answer to the question is water. Water over time can dissolve iron, dissolve rock, certainly dissolve dried oatmeal off the side of a breakfast bowl. Imagine teaching a Martian how […]