A summer of thriving!

Living with Intention: "Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" ~ Mary Oliver THRIVE. Yes, I want to thrive! This is my word, contemplation and intention for the summer ... and possibly the rest of the year. And ... yes, for the rest...

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Falling Down & Rising Up …

Living with Intention: Over the past couple of weekends, I have had the opportunity to renew my studies with Gert van Leeuwen, the founder of Critical Alignment Yoga and Therapy. It has been a powerful experience for me in a couple of significant ways. When Gert was...

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Learning to Listen

Living with Intention: Sometimes my life feels like a big game of peek-a-boo. Important details are concealed and then revealed, again and again and again - just the way my two-year-old niece and nephews like to play this game. They smile and giggle just a brightly...

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Moving with purpose & integrity

Living with Intention: I am very grateful for Bernadette Birney's informative article on hypermobility syndrome and yoga that recently appeared in Yoga International. It raises some important points to consider when practicing and teaching yoga asana.  You can read it...

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The Power of Intention

I have been standing at the threshold of the new year for the last couple of weeks and contemplating how I truly want to show up in 2016. What is my intention for 2016? Setting an intention is like creating a toolbox we can use to measure our days. With the support...

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Cultivating Compassion

Science of Happiness: Since sustaining a back injury earlier this year, I have undertaken a number academic and artistic pursuits so that I continue to feel like I am growing and learning even if I am not practicing asana the same way I was before. The Science of...

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