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What’s Your Word for 2020? by Kathy

What’s Your Word for 2020?   by Kathy

In my yoga training, my teacher would have us choose a word for the New Year. A word that would act as catalyst for an intention we set for ourselves for the upcoming year. I remember one year her word was WOW. Wow to her meant that she would...

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Don’t Let My Heart Stop Beating

Don’t Let My Heart Stop Beating

I think you’ve got this Nance! When you left your body three years ago, you looked me in the eye and said, ”Don’t let my heart stop beating.” It still beats. Three years is an interesting time in the world of grief. It is the reality check. You...

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Yoga of Love

Yoga of Love

A workshop on how to elevate the love in your life   Love is a strong positive emotion involving closeness, caring, connection, and commitment. Love exists in all human relationships. It is the basis for friendships, family relationships, and...

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THIS is why we yoga. by K.K.

THIS is why we yoga.   by K.K.

I have always loved the way I feel after taking a yoga class. What do I love about yoga? The flow of asanas, the challenge of getting into a difficult asana. Feeling rejuvenated after class. Being calm and centered when I leave my mat. I know...

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Don’t Let My Heart Stop Beating. It hasn’t.

Don’t Let My Heart Stop Beating. It hasn’t.

This is a tribute to my best friend Nancy.  I am keeping my promise. It’s been two years now Nancy, since you looked me in the eye and said, “Don’t let my heart stop beating.” You left your body shortly after, in your time and in your...

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An Opportunity

An Opportunity

I remember visiting Pymouth Plantation and became totally engrossed in the life of the pilgrims. I sat with a pilgrim called “Sarah” in the garden and felt as if I were a pilgrim and she were my best friend.  We shared stories about...

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Well Read: The Swamp

Well Read:   The Swamp

This is why we yoga. Leeann asked me if I would be interested in writing something about my experience this past year.  After immediately thinking “No way, I can’t write!”, I took a breath and said, “Sure”.  I was...

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ELEVEN showed up.

ELEVEN showed up.

As a yoga teacher, I have the excellent fortune to bask and be surrounded in the glow of light that shines from the students’ faces.  Every week this is my privilege.  Yesterday was no different, even with a dark, rainy, chilly morning...

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LOVE carries us through/from a daughter

LOVE carries us through/from a daughter

  You have taught me so much throughout my life , and I still am learning so much from you, even when you don’t realize it.  You’ve taught me to embrace the art of living.  Not that I have perfected it, yet.  But Mom, you do life...

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THIS is why we yoga: The crippling shame released

THIS is why we yoga: The crippling shame released

It’s been two years of urging myself to stay in this pose. Telling myself to take ten deep breaths and maybe the feeling will dissolve. Every time I went into a frog pose (a deep groin stretch) my body tensed and I was consumed in a feeling of...

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Fall RESET!

Fall RESET!

FALL CRAVINGS Are you craving pumpkin, fall leaves, apples, crisp air, or the cozy feeling of sweatshirts & flannels? Craving the need to slow down a bit, take a time out and regrouping mentally, physically & emotionally before the hectic...

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