Overheard

Overheard

I’m on my way soon to see my teacher again! Wish me luck in my endeavors. I may not be the most enterprising yoga teacher. I’m curious porpoise instead. As Carroll said in “Alice” Don’t go anywhere without a porpoise.  An acquaintance, a few years younger than me, tells me quite seriously that she would “love […]

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 […]

6 Ways Yoga Boosts Athletic Performance

6 Ways Yoga Boosts Athletic Performance

This is the Guest Post by Szymon who is the founder of Love Meditating, a meditation-yoga blog dedicated to provide honest advice and information. He aspires to help his readers achieve inner peace and tranquility, sharing personal tips learned through both years of experience and thorough research. Check out https://lovemeditating.com to learn… 6 Ways Yoga Boosts Athletic […]

Stiff Upper Lip

Stiff Upper Lip

My stiffness stands me in good stead, brings structure, integrity to my yoga. Yes, even when my poses look very ugly, my postures have internal support. This innate lack of flexibility allows me to reach, stretch, engage to my heart’s content. I have a few joints that hyper-extend but for the most part I’m unable […]

Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty

I’m teaching a workshop at Samsara Wellness Center. Saturday, June 18th, the day before Father’s day. The workshop is titled “Sitting Pretty.” I wrote my own blurb which reads: Hamstrings holding you up? Or hamstrings holding you back? Join me for a workshop designed to improve circulation, release stress, and elevate overall health of the body through poses […]