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Karma Yoga and The Joy Project

One of the requirements of this yoga teacher training program was to work with my peers to complete a Karma Yoga project.  For the purposes of this training curriculum, “Karma Yoga” meant identifying one under-served population (i.e., people who would … Continue reading

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Yoga ethics

Lately I have been having tech sessions and class sessions that have been lecture- or discussion-based instead of movement- or experience-based; today that trend continued. This morning I had a tech session titled “Yamas and Niyamas on the Mat”. If … Continue reading

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Subtleties and nuances provide powerful responses

Today’s 4-hour core session was power-packed physically, intellectually, and psychologically.  (And to think that people believe yoga is just some exercise to increase flexibility – whatever!  Today’s teachings blow that myth right out of the water. *smile*) We started the … Continue reading

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Not much new…

Today’s teacher training was a 4-hour core class session, segmented into three distinct chunks: poses, yama, and Ayurveda. We studied two very-closely-related poses: standing forward fold (Uttanasana), and seated forward fold (Paschimottanasana).  [I told you they were very closely related…*smile*]  … Continue reading

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Everything happens for a reason.

I’m a firm believer that there are no “accidents” in life; that everything that occurs does so for one reason or another.  I’ll be honest, I didn’t do too much “research” in choosing my yoga teacher training program.  I did … Continue reading

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