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Post-op Vasisthasana


Vasisthasana is typically (in the Iyengar system) the first in a series of three “one-arm” balancing positions. via Side Plank Pose | Vasisthasana | Yoga Pose. Today was one of the first times I’ve attempted this variation of Vasiṣṭhāsana in a … Continue reading

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The War That No Yoga Teacher Can Run From — A Fightingly Happy New Year To All


…I think it is perfectly reasonable to portend the development of “liberation yogis.” Continue reading

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Is depression a kind of allergic reaction? | Life and style | The Guardian


“[I]t starts to look as if depression is a kind of allergy to modern life – which might explain its spiralling prevalence all over the world as we increasingly eat, sloth and isolate ourselves into a state of chronic inflammation.” Continue reading

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Bewilderment That Invites the Possible


Every Wednesday, the middle of the week, “Hump Day,” the one which must be gotten over, Parker Palmer shares his wisdom over at On Being. The poem he selected, and this sentence in particular, caught my eye. Continue reading

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Timing of meals may be key to weight loss | Health – WCVB Home


Our results indicate that late eaters displayed a slower weight-loss rate and lost significantly less weight than early eaters, suggesting that the timing of large meals could be an important factor in a weight loss program. Frank Scheer, PhD, MSc, … Continue reading

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An Inescapable Network of Mutuality


“We’re caught in an inescapable network of mutuality tied in a single garment of destiny.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue reading

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Yoga and Emotions


A key to the yogic use of emotions is therefore to experience the changing waves of surface emotions yet not be caught in them. Here is another way to say this: We can enjoy the dance of life without getting … Continue reading

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