Category: Weekly Themes

Talking about Adjustments

My yoga practice has truly been a group effort. Every teacher, every class has been part of the process of building a practice. I have learned from adjustments from teachers, from assists from other students. Many profoundly changed my practice and my life and I remember them clearly. Think about the physical adjustments you have
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Kula – Community of Choice

In Yoga class, we talk about the Sanskrit term, Kula. It means an intentional community, a community of choice, a group coming together of its own free will. This past weekend I hosted a dinner party where a dozen of us said goodbye to a friend. She is moving back to her home state of
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Nowruz – Persian New Year

Today is March 20th, my sister Lisa’s birthday. It is Nowruz, the start of the Persian New Year, and the first day of Spring. We tend to experience life on three levels, the personal, the communal and the universal. So I remember my sister on what would have been her 57th Birthday. With our Persian
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Disconnect From The Outcome

I interviewed for a position as a docent at LACMA yesterday. I have this vision that I’ll spend the next year studying Art History, learning to intelligently share my newfound knowledge with groups of school children, helping them feel at home in the museum, all the while, finding heartfelt inspiration in works of art that
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