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Free Yoga in the Park on Monday, July 22


Originally posted on Wholehearted Yoga:
Yoga in the Park, Monday, July 15 This spring I was grateful to have taught several Sunday afternoon Community Classes at Sangha Yoga Collective. Last Monday, Sangha moved these community classes outdoors to Boardinghouse Park for free Yoga…

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Penchant for Practice Poster


This third edition of Darren Rhodes’s yoga poster replaces the From Tadasana to Savasana poster. It features 350 poses divided into 6 categories: Standing; Forward Folds, Seated Poses, & Twists; Backbends; Arm Balances; Inversions; and Supine Poses. Clean, beautiful photographs and Sanskrit pose names for over 350 poses make this an excellent resource for yoga practitioners of all levels! Continue reading

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The Yogi Doth Protest Too Much


I feel like I have just walked past the girls’ locker room when some conversation spilled out. Of course, this occurs over 30 years too late for me, because I went to an all boys’ high school. But it would take yoga to flush out an awareness of this dynamic I had not had before. Continue reading

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The Man Behind the Maneuver – Radiolab


RadioLab reports, “Until the 1970s, thousands of people choked to death — leading to more accidental deaths than guns. But since then, thousands and thousands — maybe even millions — have been rescued by the Heimlich maneuver. Yet the story of the man who invented it may not have such a happy ending.” I think John Friend’s is a similar story. Continue reading

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Yoga Buzz: Yoga Sequences Can’t Be Copyrighted


Bikram Choudhury can no longer claim to hold a copyright to the popular 26-pose sequence thanks to a federal court ruling, putting an end to an issue that’s been debated in the yoga community for decades. Continue reading

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Simplicity and Contentment


On Saturday, I began yoga teacher training with Sara Davidson Flanders at The Heart Spot in Johnston, RI. Incidentally, it’s a brand spanking new studio I kept wanting to call “the Sweet Spot.” This was the culmination of a very full … Continue reading

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Journaling Redux


Shiny things! I was so wrapped up in my excitement over new technology (see “Journaling and Friction,” 8/27/12) that I forgot to mention the two most important things about journaling. Today on Facebook I came across the following blog post … Continue reading

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Journaling and Friction


Source: readwriteweb.com via Richard on Pinterest All the cool kids “journal.” It seems like such a bohemian or “hipster” thing to do. I remember being really impressed with Samuel Pepys in high school, when at age 14 I started keeping … Continue reading

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Christina Sell: Boundaries, Mistakes and Insights


Christina Sell was one of the first Anusara teachers to resign, in October of 2011, before the main controversy began. She’s just offered a really lengthy blog post, to which many have responded, puzzling over boundaries in the role of the … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to my gratitude practice…


Think, and think again. During the second immersion, while we were discussing the effects of yoga on our everyday lives, I said something flippant like, “I feel grateful all the time, I hardly need a gratitude practice.” I regret that … Continue reading

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