Category Archives: Yoga journey

Over years, the story of being drawn more deeply into yoga.

Yoga Toscana: Not Doing My Best and Loving It

……with no official responsibilities, this week I would let go of ‘doing’ and shift into ‘being’, into noticing, experiencing, discovering and being open to learning. This challenging shift yielded deep and unexpected results. Continue reading

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In Search of a Yoga Teacher

When I first set out to find a yoga teacher…I didn’t know what I was looking for…, and there was no internet to provide me with more information than I could possibly absorb. Continue reading

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Saraswati Comes to Mooselook

On this, the first trip I had ever made to Maine before Memorial Day, I saw ice on the lake for the very first time. Something intriguing was happening. Continue reading

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Anusara Amaryllis

When my friend suggested that I name my amaryllis, I laughed, but strange coincidences caused me to reconsider. Continue reading

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The Road to Powerful Intentions is Paved with Awareness

In January of 2011, I thought of resolving to practice yoga for two hours each day, beginning at 5 am. Great idea!  It would feel virtuous to awaken before dawn, a daily practice would be ensured, and each day would … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Story

The universe offers us gifts at surprising times and places. Only if we notice and appreciate them can we receive them. They change the fabric of our lives.
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Yoga Becomes Me

At some point in my life yoga stopped being something I did and became part of who I am. As I look back on more than two decades of yoga practice, with one exception, there was no magical moment of transformation or realization. Quite the opposite. Continue reading

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