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Free the Breath

This past summer I was invited to attend an event series called ‘Resistance is Futile! Mental Wellness and Sensuousness.’ It was a communal exploration of these topics, with a focus on the epidemic of millennial anxiety and given the nature of the subject matter, the hostess asked me to open the evening with a meditation and movement exercise with the...

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Patience, Self-Love and Belonging

“You are only free when you realize you belong no place – you belong every place – you belong no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great.” Maya Angelou At the Vipassana course, I felt connected to the natural cycles of the day and night, the sun, the moon, the stars, in a profound way. I...

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Processing Grief With Yoga

Today is the one year anniversary of my Mother’s death. Which happens to be the day after Mother’s Day this year. It has been a rough week and a rough year. Charlene suggested that I write a blog about it and how yoga helped me cope with the loss. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to do it. But I...

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Doing Time, Doing Vipassana

During my travels in 2016, I was fortunate to spend two weeks at Purple Valley, a magical yoga retreat in Goa, India. On one of our movie nights at Purple Valley, we watched the documentary: Doing Time, Doing Vipassana. It shows a breakthrough in prison reform in 1993 when Kiran Bedi strove to turn Tihar Jail in New Delhi, notorious...

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The Relationship Between Asana & Yoga

The following article is an expansion of a number of philosophical discourses that I make in workshops and courses. I have also included supporting information on specific master teachers relevant to the different forms of Yoga philosophy that I am discussing. My purpose is to encourage students to follow these links, and as inspiration strikes to put these subtle aspects...

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The Labyrinth

2018 has so far been a time of deep letting go and reorientating into a new way of being. The lunar eclipse and Blood Moon at the end of January created an opportunity for a new level of healing, which has been demanding that I walk fearlessly into the unknown, that I break free of the stories of my past,...

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Same Same but Different and Flipidy-Flip

If you have ever traveled to Thailand, I imagine you will invariable have come across the saying ‘same same but different’. Seemingly appropriate for almost any situation the interpretation, intended or perceived, may vary from ‘well it’s almost identical, it’s just a fake’ to ‘really it’s nothing like what you are asking for at all, but perhaps it will do’....

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Karma Yoga

This past autumn I spent three months of service and practice at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch in the Catskills of NY. Karma yoga, or selfless service, is one of the paths of yoga and is the yoga of action. It is performing every action, both on and off the mat, in totality, with complete presence, authenticity and love, without...

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The Subtle Body is a Feeling Body

In recent years there has been great research and development in the fields of psychoanalysis, transpersonal psychology, and inter-personal growth. Each of these has had significant impact on me personally and from what I can see, culturally and globally as well. Just because you see a therapist or counsellor does not mean you are sick – at least no more...

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