Monthly Archives: September 2013

So I Taught a Class with a Bark Collar

Ok. It’s not really a bark collar, but that’s what I have decided to call it. I have officially donned a skin-tone Philadelphia neck brace for the past ten days. It almost feels like it’s part of me now. Funny … Read More

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You are not alone.

The power in community is a topic that many, many writers before me have addressed, from just as many perspectives. Anthropology, sociology, biology, psychology, religious texts, and literature have all some to the same basic conclusion: We need other people. … Read More

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My Pull Towards Growth

“There is an ancient Native American teaching that says that within us there are two wolves, whichever one we feed, we strengthen. Within each of us, there exist two forces: a pull toward security – preservation of ourselves as we … Read More

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Grace in the Transitions

Transitions are awkward. We’ve all been there. It’s halfway through class, and the balancing postures are just starting to ramp up. The instructor calls eagle. Then he asks you to fly out, but keep your leg lifted. In your mind, … Read More

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The Yoga Map

This is a guest post by Brooke Hamblet, Certified Baptiste Teacher and owner of Indigo Yoga in Fort Worth, TX. Check out Brooke’s class “Journey Through the Chakras: Exploring Energetic Anatomy” at the upcoming Baptiste Power Flow Immersion in Estes … Read More

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One Breath at a Time

She turned her can’ts into cans and her dreams into plans. ~ Kobi Yamada Back in July I wrote a post entitled Suffering: Optional or Not?. I told a story about going out for a run with a kink in my … Read More

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Right Where You Need to Be.

“Stop forcing it. Stop looking around and comparing yourself. You are right where you need to be.” I’ll never forget those words, spoken to me in my very first power vinyasa class. When I walked into the studio that day, I … Read More

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