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A Yoga Practice to Wake Up To

In order for our practice to work, it has to be stronger then our negative ideations.  If not, Self Hate will say, "is that all you got?" Addiction will say,…
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Ashtanga Community or Your Community?

Your circle of friends and acquaintances does not represent the whole human race. A few weeks ago, my daughter talked about how she doesn't understand how McDonald's is still in…
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Social Media and the Freedom to NOT Hear Your Speech

I often see people angry on social media because someone deleted a comment off their page.  Usually, the person, whose comment got deleted, moves the comment to another page and…
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Discipline and Punishment

"Without practicing discipline, one cannot gather his scattered energy, and all his goals will remain dreams that never materialize. Discipline is not a punishment but a part of growth, without…
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Bad Apple in Every Bunch

I know this sounds obvious but it isn't. This week, I came across two articles where really intelligent people, I am talking about a PhD and a well known teacher…
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Why Practice 6 Days A Week or Every Day?

  To become grounded in practice. "Practice becomes firmly grounded when well attended to for a long time, without break and in all earnestness."-Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1:14 What is…
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Get the Help You Need For Your Ashtanga Practice w/ Jen Rene

Meet Jen Rene Jen ran a successful Mysore group in DC and is now practicing with and assisting her teacher, Tim Miller, at the Ashtanga Yoga Center in Encinitas, CA. …
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Happy Guru Purnima

Today is a day for giving thinks to the gurus of your life. What is a Guru? Interesting enough, there are a lot of different etymologies.   As a noun…
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Seeing God

Jesus said, "Blessed are the pure and heart, for they shall see, God."- Matthew 5:8. "Everywhere looking, God seeing" -Pattabi Jois   You know that feeling you have when you…
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