Author Archives: Diane Clement

The Race Becomes my Practice

My quads were still in recovery from a trail race, and so the story began. I don’t know if I can even compete. I can’t believe I did that trail race. Why didn’t I opt out at the half-way point. Ego. … Read More

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No Yogis on the Pyramids!

Teotihuacan is an archaeological site about 40 kilometers north of Mexico City. Each time I have been, I have visions of a yoga practice on top of one of the pyramids. It’s a sacred location, with two large pyramids, the … Read More

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Planning a Retreat?

Planning a retreat sounds like a lot of fun. It might even be something that you’re interested in. There are some things to keep in mind when planning and facilitating a retreat that will help the process run as smoothly … Read More

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Fake it ‘till You Make it

“Fake it ‘till You Make it.” I said those words last week with a dear friend whose boyfriend texted her to tell her that it was over. “Fake it ‘till you make it.” I suggested as she tearfully roared uphill. … Read More

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Play in the Gray

Sometimes it takes a knock upside the head, to the knee, to the heart or to the ego to unravel our ideas of right and wrong. Recently I listened to a presenter at an education conference tell us what classrooms … Read More

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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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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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Enough is Enough

I once asked a friend, “Have you ever had to worry about money?” “No, not really,” she replied. And I was surprised. I thought everyone worried about money. But it’s not about money really. It’s about what people believe money … Read More

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When Instinct Overtakes

The water speckled like tinsel as the sun beamed down with ultra-UV index that I’m sure ranged somewhere from 11-12 on a 10 point scale. My sister’s back turned red in an instant. We were having a swim in the … Read More

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Suffering: Optional or Not?

  Back in 2011, I was a little bit obsessed with the quote, “Pain is inevitable, suffering is an option,” said by Lance Armstrong. I wanted to write the quote on my skin with a black Sharpie during my first … Read More

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