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FROM THE CASTING COUCH TO THE YOGA MAT… boys will be boys

Oh how the times they are a changing. I recently read an article from 2012 on what led to the downfall of a very popular Yoga teacher, John Friend, and his internationally recognized style,  Anasaura Yoga.. It was because of his sexual escapades with married employees and teachers which led to his downfall. Back in 2012 there were only quiet dribbles of these sorts of…

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BEND OVER BACKWARD for yourself

Make space within yourself to breathe deeper as you inhale and exhale.  Clear out accumulated burdens causing sadness, worry, fear, and anger.  Open your heart, open your chest and EXHALE to allow for the fullness and ease of your next INHALATION! Backbends make us happy.  When sadness and deep grief carve out a home in our body our posture reflects the expression of…

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All Stuck Up

So many of my students react to a pose that they find difficult by saying,  “I am so tight,” or “I can’t do this pose,” and “I will never be able to do this.”   Well, if it is true that your thoughts affect actions then hanging out in a pose repeating that you will never change, assures that you will never change.  And,…

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IF YOU BELIEVE IN WHAT YOU DO. DO WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN.

I spend some of my study time reading a series of books of interviews with BKS Iyengar. whether it’s a sentence, a paragraph, or a chapter, it is an instant source of inspiration for me. His medical successes, his approache (against all odds) in the medical world, his constant faith in his study of yoga in therapeutic ways. As one who has…

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