On the mat

More quietness, more creativity

September 23, 2016

“Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” – Albert Einstein Love that Einstein quote. I think the constant information feed on my phone/computer is interfering with the creativity I might have […]

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Practicing the Seventh Series

August 15, 2016

In the ashtanga practice there are six asana “series” — each with physical poses that are progressively more difficult. Most of us ashtangis don’t get past the 2nd or 3rd series. Interestingly, the little talked about final “seventh series” is not about physical poses, but rather refers to the practice of family life. I used to […]

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8 yoga lessons from my baby

January 9, 2015

A new job and new baby means I am not going to be able to have the physical yoga practice I used to. I’ve really been treasuring my time with Jackson, and have begun to realize how much yoga he is actually teaching me in our time together. So when I can’t make it to […]

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