Category: mindfulness

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What are you making it?

I used to look at messages like this and push myself harder. I saw it as a spotlight on everything that wasn’t perfect and I should just pull up those bootstraps, stop whining, see the silver lining. Basically harsh self-criticism, masked as positivity and motivation. I looked at this type of phrasing to amplify what

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Yoga Poem: What’s yours is not mine

The bees make honey What’s theirs is not mine The trees make sap and wood What’s theirs is not mine The flowers make blooms What’s theirs is not mine The planet has water and minerals The cosmos have planets The natives have rituals and customs What’s theirs is not mine What’s mine are my actions

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Receive: When we have nothing left to give 

Ever drag yourself to your yoga mat and feel depleted? You push yourself through poses and breath exercises that have become your discipline, but today you feel like you’re pushing against the grain.
Is that a bad day on the mat? What went wrong?

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Early bird extended for Mettā-Verse Loving Kindness workshop

The early bird pricing for the Mettā-Verse Loving Kindness 4-week workshop is extended through April 2. Join now for $100. The Mettā-Verse workshop is a 4-week mind-body exploration of releasing blockages to kindness and growing more capacity for kindness within us. We will create a safe circle of community for movement, truth-telling, prayer and meditation,

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Join the Mettā-Verse Kindness Workshop

Is worry and  fear of what’s coming next weighing you down? Feel like giving up on talking to folks with differing opinions? Have you lost faith in the goodness of our fellow man? Mettā is a practice of inviting kindness in all of our affairs; embodying kindness in our actions, words and intentions.  Kindness is

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The Yoga of Chaos

Three groups of students: 18, 16 and 20. Grades 4, 5 and 6. We filed into a gymnasium – floors were not swept and without windows. Everything was different. We were meeting on a different day of the week in a new location and two days after the clocks got changed, shorting them of an

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Time is not currency, we cannot waste it

There is no such thing as wasting time. It is one of the greatest falsehoods that have detoured my thinking with shame and fear and insecurity. The concept of wasting time is rooted in the productivity worth culture. If I am not producing I am not worthy and I am wasting time. Your time. Our

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Practice as an invitation into self

invite yourself into your practice invite yourself into your body invite yourself to create a relationship right now with how you are right now just be a body physical human body in harmony with outside and within make yourself an intention, a promise to yourself of how you want to treat yourself keep that front

Emergence

“Emerging never ends, never stops. Emergence is our state.” ~belinda Emerging from a stillness, a time of meditation and processing and healing. I am emerging. I have been silent for a while. I pulled back on a lot of teaching. I appreciate those who have continued practicing on their own and with me in private

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Namaste Wanda. I see you

Seeing beyond the surface and truly seeing a person is a blessing, but it also feels like a purpose in life. And no matter what, act and speak and intend kindness. 

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Beginning, not returning

I’m honored to be spinning around in this cosmic confusion with you all. Each beautiful, sassy, silly, brilliant, intelligent, creative, generous, nerdy, queer, unique one of you.

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