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The Lesson, Not the Event

"By this time I had learned that it was more fruitful to pay attention to the lessons rather than to events themselves."- Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, At The Eleventh Hour  …
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Being Your Own Guru

"In the pursuit of happiness you have tried all sorts of things-sex, drugs and hundreds of other things-and you know that such things cannot make you happy for long. But…
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Teaching Ashtanga and the Benefit of Doubt

  I will never forget when I went to a Kino MacGregor workshop and a woman, who comes to Ashtanga, seriously like once a year, told Kino that I was…
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Trigger….Unhappy

  The video above talks about how Facebook makes money by triggering your negative emotions.  By placing posts on your page, that you are likely to engage with for a…
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The Aggressive Yoga Practice

During Monday's practice, I felt myself slowly sliding into anger. Every pose, every touch, every sound was pissing me off.  I wanted to quit. I did quit. I stopped well…
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An Opportunity For Non Attachment

Life is a good and consistent teacher.  She is constantly giving us opportunities to be stronger, to go deeper, and evolve. She is always teaching non attachment. Case in point.…
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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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