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Why I Teach Yoga

I left yoga class in tears today. They were tears of gratitude. I felt profoundly grateful upon leaving class; not because my ego said I “got it right.” And not because I earned a ton of money. It was because … Continue reading

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Nobody Should Be Alone at Christmas

Another year of just surviving the holidays has come and almost gone. Christmas is about being with family and loved ones. I woke up with my dogs (yes they are loved ones.) I thought about how sweet it is to … Continue reading

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Finding Inner Peace in our Outer Limits

  I am here in San Francisco, one of my favorite cities, learning to relax. Or rather, to learn restorative Yoga poses for my own practice and to teach to others. It’s challenging to be in a busy city and … Continue reading

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Dear Mom

Dear Mom, It’s been a year since you left us. Passed on. Gone to Heaven. Died. And lately I have been missing you more than ever. There is so much I want to tell you, so much I want to … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Wish  

It’s Mother’s Day. The day that we honor our mothers, as we should. I feel it in all directions – I am a mother, a daughter whose mother passed away ten months ago, and a teacher who had to think … Continue reading

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Havana Na-na-na

For Spring Break, I am on a short tour to Cuba. When I travel alone, I often do everything on my own, but in the case of coming here, I thought it best to play safe. Americans cannot come here … Continue reading

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Feeling All the Feels

It is the evening after my daughter’s wedding and the evening before Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve eve, if you will. I am caught like a wayward snowflake between the two events. Many tears were cried at the wedding ceremony. It … Continue reading

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