Posts Tagged ‘yogimuse’

Plan B, or When Life Surprises You

Plan B, or When Life Surprises You A Yoga Theme based on Theme Weaver, The Other Eight Limb Path You:                 (Put your “why” here) Theme for:      Plan B. HOVs:              Resilience, Open to Change Anecdote: When life surprises you. Plan B is the Universe’s plan. The morning after a very surprising election. Contemplation…

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Halloween Theme: Zombies and Vampires

Zombies and Vampires for Halloween “The Other Eight Limb Path” ™ of Theme Weaver You:                       (What is your Yoga Teaching Mantra?) I help everyone find clarity in life. Theme:                Zombies and Vampires is a take on the play between individual and community needs. HOVs:                   Self-care vs. being community-oriented. Others: self-knowledge, Svidyaya, compassion. Anecdote: Zombies…

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How Social Media Has Perpetuated Racism

Years ago I was married to a real loser, and I told him so. I told him early and I told him often. And guess what? He left the conversation to marry another woman. It takes two to have a conversation. And it takes some skill to have the difficult conversations. These days people have…

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Independence Day, Inspiration To Go.

Independence Day The “Other” Eight Limb Path by Theme Weaver © You:                 Why do you teach? Write down your Yoga Teaching Mantra. Theme:            What are you willing to fight for? Celebrate success today. HOV’s:             Freedom, Courage, Choice, and Fight the Good Fight. Anecdote: This theme can be modified and used for July…

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I like Corepower, and I cannot lie.

The biggest mistake we can make is to rue the days of small beginnings. If you had told me 20 years ago that someday I would practice yoga, and I would like it, I would have said you were high. When I first started practicing, I was exhausted, overweight and overworked. As a software executive…

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There comes a time when we must choose. That is yoga.

This story is an excerpt from “Finding More on the Mat: How I Grew Better, Wiser and Stronger Through Yoga.” It is dedicated to my father, a ‘man of substance,’ who taught me to love all animals, and to protect those who cannot fight for themselves. Choose As humans, we are given the gift of choice. It is…

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When a Shooting leaves us Speechless

I am utterly disgusted by our long national nightmare of gun violence, so I turn to Facebook to seek some comfort or community, and I discover that a friend marked herself as safe. She lives in Orlando. We do not need to know someone in the Orlando community to feel the pain of senseless violence.…

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Nanny-Gate at the Baldwins

In case you missed it, there’s been more drama for yogi Hilaria Baldwin. After hubby Alec thanked five nannies for their service, it set off a firestorm of media coverage for the young mother. Actually, it wasn’t really a firestorm. Hilaria wrote on Instagram that the haters were picking on her. She also said she doesn’t…

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The Pressure to Teach Hard Poses  

There’s so much pressure on local teachers to fill their rooms, be authentic, and sell studio memberships, that it’s a wonder anyone can remember why they wanted to teach in the first place. The best advice we receive is you be you, and people will follow. As if. I am a somewhat cranky, older woman who…

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