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To Be of Service

"Do what you can to uplift and enlighten people, but never forget your path."-Babaji, At the Eleventh Hour by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. "Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended…
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Yoga and the Path of Forgiveness

Why do people love Ashtanga? It works. It heals. It has changed their lives. In the science of Yoga, firsthand experience is seen as the highest proof. 99% practice, 1%…
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An Ashtangi’s Journey Thorough Postpartum Bi Polar Disorder

Marcie Le, one of the Ashtangis here in Charlotte, recently revealed her story of Postpartum Bi Polar disorder to the community.  I was blown away.  It never even crossed my…
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Practice, Practice, Practice

I saw a post today where someone was going through a very emotional experience and wondered "how the limbs of yoga could help them now?" I will use an analogy.…
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Why Practicing with Saraswathi Jois Is So Awesome

You may have noticed that you didn't receive a post in your inbox last week. That was because I was in Charlottesville practicing with Saraswathi! When I saw she was…
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The Gift of the Local Ashtanga Teacher

From Christina Sell's Blog Post, the Process Works   "Q:What is the definition of an expert? A: Someone who lives out of town. Given that the majority of the teaching…
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Inspiration and Coveting

The line between being inspired and coveting is a thin one. You can tell the difference by how you feel. Inspiration, well, makes you feel inspired and lit up. Coveting…
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Coming up with an Injury Strategy

It happened. That thing that you have been so careful to avoid. The thing that you have taken hours of yoga anatomy and alignment courses to avoid. You have an…
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