Body positivity and yoga often gets ugly before it gets pretty

Body positivity and yoga often gets ugly before it gets pretty

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When I got a report that one of my teen yoga students had started an extreme starvation diet because she hated her body I knew it was time to jump into the deep end of the pool of body positivity with this group.   I pulled out some Jessamyn Stanley […]

Step by step: Revelations in a walking meditation

Step by step: Revelations in a walking meditation

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I led a group of about 7 people on a walking meditation recently. It was one of my workplace clients and our room had been changed to a conference room. I removed as many distractions from the room as I could. We cleared the white board of the project work […]

What am I supposed to feel in my yoga?

What am I supposed to feel in my yoga?

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“What am I supposed to be feeling?”   This is a common question in yoga classes. What am I supposed to be feeling in this pose? In my body? What is it supposed to feel like? What “should” it be like, feel like?   And quite honestly, the best answer […]

Meditation on the go

Meditation on the go

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A student recently asked if I had any resources for meditation on the road. They have a long commute and they have a stressful job. So they wanted something to listen to in order to keep their connection to calm heading into work and leaving. As I scrounged up some […]

Distracted Peace: Yoga and meditation amidst the noise

Distracted Peace: Yoga and meditation amidst the noise

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The yoga mats are full of silent, almost sleeping students. The soft breathing marks the stillness. The scent of sage and sandalwood waft through the room. Then the thunderous rumble of big rig tires and hydraulics go past the front window. Or the sound of a dog barking, its claws […]

What is Juicy Yoga?

What is Juicy Yoga?

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Yoga Sutra 2.46 – SukhaSthiraAsanam: Posture practice should embody steadiness/strength/stability and ease/joy/comfort.   When you find that space of steadiness and ease, then you’ve truly found the Juicy part of your practice! Yoga is ultimately a practice of finding a space of empowerment and peace.  It is a spiritual technology […]

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